Home / Tag Archives: procurement

Tag Archives: procurement

Australia to Order Additional Boeing C-17A Planes, Equipment

RAAF_C17Globemaster

Australia intends to procure additional two Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Globemaster III military cargo aircraft and related equipment from the U.S. government. The Australian defense department said Friday it will spend approximately $1 billion to buy the C-17As as well as to modernize an aircraft maintenance facility and other infrastructure at ...

Read More »

Heidi Shyu Makes Wash100 List for Leadership in R&D and Procurement

Heidi Shyu

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 3, 2015 – Heidu Shyu, U.S. Army assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, has been named to this year’s list of Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership on federal procurement and research. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public ...

Read More »

Former OFPP Chief Joseph Jordan Promoted to CEO at FedBid; Ted Leonsis Comments

Joseph Jordan

Joseph Jordan, FedBid‘s public sector president and former Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, has elevated to the role of chief executive officer at FedBid and the appointment took effect Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday Jordan has led its public sector business in working with federal agencies to leverage reverse auction to save ...

Read More »

Lockheed Awarded $169M for C-130 Long Lead Work

lockheed martin

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $169,726,427 contract by the U.S. Air Force ahead of planned long-lead work for the branch’s fleet of C-130J aircraft. This not-to-exceed firm-fixed-price contract covers advance procurement funding for the 18 planes and a performance period through October 2016, the Defense Department said Friday. The ...

Read More »

Northrop Wins $114M for 3 Air Force Global Hawks

northrop Grumman_BLUE

Northrop Grumman has won a $114 million contract to provide three unmanned aerial vehicles and related components to the U.S. Air Force, Reuters reported Friday. The company will purchase materials and gears for airborne command and control systems to produce the Global Hawk Block-30 units. Congress told the Air Force to purchase the ...

Read More »

NASA Extends CSC’s Shared Services Center Contract

CSC logo_GovConWire

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has received a one-year, $44 million option on its contract with NASA to help operate the agency’s Shared Services Center at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. CSC will continue work through Sept. 30, 2014 and provide financial management, human resources, procurement and information technology support services to NASA, the space agency ...

Read More »

GSA Releases Details for OASIS Multiple Award Contract

GSA

The General Services Administration has released the final request for proposals for both the full and open and small businesses $60 billion One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services multiple award contracts, Federal News Radio reports Thursday. Jason Miller writes that the GSA expects to make 20 to 40 awards for ...

Read More »

Northrop Wins $617M for 5 E-2D Planes

northrop Grumman_BLUE

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $617,058,000 contract modification to build five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airplanes for the U.S. Navy. The three-year award completes a previously-awarded advance acquisition contract and covers full rate production lot one, the Defense Department said Wednesday. All contract funds are being obligated from the ...

Read More »

Boeing Wins $25M for Poseidon Logistics

BoeingLogo

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $27.5 million contract modification to continue providing logistics services to the U.S. Navy for its P-8A Poseidon fleet. This award modifies a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract and all contract funds are being obligated at the time of award, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The ...

Read More »