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DISA Seeks Proposals for $7.5B Systems Engineering Contract Vehicle

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $7.5 billion contract vehicle for systems engineering support services. Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that seeks to provide engineering services and support projects of DISA and the Defense Department, DISA …

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Raytheon to Build Qatar’s Early Warning Radar System Under $1.1B USAF Foreign Sales Deal

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $1.07 billion contract to build an early warning radar system for integration into Qatar’s air and missile defense enterprise. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center in Massachusetts awarded the sole-source contract to Raytheon as part of a foreign military sales deal between the U.S. …

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ORNL Director Thom Mason to Join Battelle as Lab Operations SVP

Thom Mason, director of the Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will step down from his position by July 1 after 10 years on the job to become senior vice president for laboratory operations at nonprofit research and development company Battelle. He will help govern each Battelle-managed laboratory, engage key sponsors, contribute to capture management …

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Jacobs Wins Potential $771M Task Order for Enterprise Operations, Maintenance Support to USSOCOM

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential $771.3 million task order to provide enterprise operations and maintenance services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The Special Operations Forces Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics office received four quotations for the task order via a “fair opportunity competition” under the General Services Administration‘s …

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February 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index Gets Boost as Trump Reaffirms Military Buildup Plan

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a 0.625-point climb Friday to record a fourth consecutive weekly gain as defense stocks received a boost from President Donald Trump’s reiteration of his presidential campaign pledge to build up the military. GCI advancers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio with Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) …

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February 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, Records 4th Straight Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Friday to end its fourth straight weekly gain as investors eyed defense stocks after President Donald Trump repeated his election campaign pledge to build up the military during a speech in Washington. U.S. equities also posted narrow gains and the benchmark S&P 500 composite index ended the …

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Weekly Roundup February 21 – February 24 2017: STG Starts Next Chapter w/ Intell-Focused Buy & more

Weekly Roundup February 21 – February 24 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson STG Group announced the next step in its journey as a publicly-traded government contractor this week with its first acquisition since the company started to offer its shares …

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BEYA STEM Conference Recognizes Seven Mitre Employees

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 24, 2017 —Seven Mitre employees received recognition for their professional achievements at the 2017 Becoming Everything You Are Awards’, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. “MITRE is honored to have seven talented employees recognized by at the 31st Annual Conference Awards,” said Julie Gravallese, a vice president and chief human resources …

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MacDonald Dettwiler to Purchase DigitalGlobe in $3.6B Deal

Canada-based communications services company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has agreed to acquire Earth imaging services provider DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction to expand MDA’s footprint in the global satellite imagery market. MDA said Friday it will pay $2.4 billion in cash-and-stock for DigitalGlobe — $17.50 in cash and one-third of an MDA …

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UK-France Team Taps MBDA for $183M Air-Launched Missile Upgrade Contract

MBDA has received a potential $183 million contract from the U.K. and France to update the two countries’ air-launched missile systems. The contract covers modernization work on the Royal Air Force’s Storm Shadow and France’s SCALP missiles, the U.K. government said in a news release published Wednesday. Harriett Baldwin, British defense …

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