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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Big Contract Wins & Wash100: The Final Countdown

Weekly Roundup
April 16 – April 20, 2018

Big Contract Wins & Wash100: The Final Countdown



Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO

This week saw significant contract activity, such as:

  • Lockheed Martin secures a $928M Air Force contract.
  • General Dynamics Information Technology receives a $300M award for Army IT network support.
  • Serco Inc. is awarded with a $232M Navy contract.
  • Raytheon wins a $362M Navy contract.
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipping secures a $181.4M Navy contract.
  • Honeywell International is selected to a $201M Army contract.
  • AECOM’s URS Federal Services, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and ViON win a combined $591.9M award.

On April 18th, the Department of Defense announced Lockheed Martin received a potential $928 million award to design, develop, integrate and test a hypersonic conventional strike weapon capable of launching from bomber and fighter aircraft. The Air Force Life Cycle management office received three bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which also includes engineering and logistics services.

On April 18th, General Dynamics Information Technology announced it won a potential $300 million contract to operate and maintain IT networks for the U.S. Army’s Intelligence and Security Command. The Information Technology Support Services 3 includes storage management, engineering, installation, information assurance, communications and web services. Work will occur at Fort Belvoir, Va., Fort Gordon, Ga., and additional locations.

On April 18th, the DoD announced Serco Inc. was selected to a potential five-year $232 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract to help the Naval Facilities Engineering Command maintain and integrate electronic surveillance systems. The Reston, Va., company will also provide technical services to NAVFAC, program executive offices, other DoD agencies, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Marine Corps and other government programs.

On April 17th, the DoD announced Raytheon won a potential $362.7 million contract to design, test and field an autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle for the U.S. Navy. The Barracuda mine neutralization system will help counter bottom, near-surface and drifting mines, featuring an expendable modular neutralizer composed of a kill mechanism, sensors, propulsion technology and a buoy designed to support wireless communications.

On April 16th, the DoD announced Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipping secured a potential five-year, $181.4 million contract to provide follow-yard services for the Navy’s DDG 51 class guided-missile destroyers. The contract includes engineering, technical, material procurement and production support, as well as data and logistics management, lessons learned analysis, acceptance trials and post-delivery tests.

On April 13th, the DoD announced Honeywell International secured a $201.5 million modification to provide automotive gas turbine hardware for the U.S. Army’s total integrated engine revitalization initiative. Work will occur in Phoenix, Ariz., through March 29, 2021, with the Army Contracting Command obligating the full modification amount at the time of award from the service branch’s fiscal year 2018 working capital funds.

On April 13th, the DoD announced that the Defense Information Systems Agency awarded AECOM’s URS Federal Services division, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and ViON with contracts totaling $591.9 million for processor capacity services. Each indefinite-delivery/indefinite–quantity contract has a five-year base period that runs through April 12, 2023, and five one-year options extending until April 12, 2028.

The popular vote for the Wash100 continues for the final week! Voting turn out has been strong since the January 25th launch of the popular vote, and all of us at Executive Mosaic extend our thanks to those who have participated. If you have yet to place your ten votes for the executives that you believe will have the greatest influence on the government contracting landscape over the course of the next year, please visit the Wash100 voting page as soon as possible.

Voting ends April 30th!

The current top six executives are:



   Weekly Contract Awards
   This week’s top GovCon contract awards: Lockheed Martin, Pond-                   Woolpert JV, Serco, General Dynamics and Deloitte, among others.
 Air Force picks 5 contractors for $950M cyber tech R&D  IDIQ
Five small businesses have won positions on a potential five-year,            $950 million contract vehicle to research and develop cyber technology platforms for the U.S. Air Force.
Deloitte Lands $800M Air Force Financial Management, Audit Readiness Support IDIQ
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Deloitte a potential five-year, $800 million contract for audit readiness and financial management support services.
Army selects 7 firms for potential $249M UAS contract

Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $248.5 million contract to provide multiple unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Army.

DISA Awards $592M in Processor Capacity Service IDIQs to AECOM, HPE & ViON
AECOM‘s  URS Federal Services arm, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and ViON have received contracts worth up to $591.9 million combined for processor capacity services to the Defense Information Systems Agency.
 Rep. Mac Thornberry’s DoD Reform Bill Seeks to Help Department   Save at Least $25B
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) has proposed a bill that aims to eliminate seven agencies within the Defense Department in an effort to achieve over $25 billion in savings, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday.
FBI considers $5B IDIQ for IT support services
The FBI has released a request for information on potential vendors of information technology products and support services as it considers creating an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract designed to meet IT requirements across the Justice Department.
Leidos taps Parsons for construction support for National Science Foundation Antarctic operations
Parsons will serve as general contractor for construction support services to help Leidos provide aid in the Antarctic operations of the National Science Foundation.
Report: Jeff Boleng Named DoD’s Special Assistant for Software Acquisition
Jeff Boleng, acting chief technology officer at Carnegie Mellon University’s software engineering institute, will serve as special assistant for software acquisition at the Defense Department starting Monday, April 16, Defense News reported Friday.
VA Acting CIO Blackburn Steps Down
Scott Blackburn, acting chief information officer for the Department of Veteran Affairs, announced his resignation on Tuesday via Twitter.

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