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Raytheon to Kick Off Work on $600M Army Software Sustainment Contract; Todd Probert Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will now commence work on a potential three-year, $600 million contract to provide software sustainment and upgrade support for the U.S. Army’s missile defense systems following the withdrawal of a bid protest in February. The company said Monday it received the contract in June 2017 and will start …

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Report: Transcom to Kick Off AWS ‘Secret’ Cloud Region Adoption

The U.S. Transportation Command will now start the migration of data and applications to an Amazon Web Services-built cloud platform designed to host intelligence community clients’ workloads classified at the “secret” level, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Trancom’s decision to move data to the AWS Secret Region came after Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) decided to …

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Report: GAO Upholds NSA’s Classified IT Contract Award to AT&T

The Government Accountability Office has denied a protest of a potential $2 billion contract for information technology services the National Security Agency awarded to AT&T (NYSE: T) in October 2017, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The contract awarded through the classified Groundbreaker program was put on hold after DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) …

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RAND Study: Bid Protests Do Not Delay DoD Procurement Process

A new study by RAND Corp. has found that bid protests that defense contractors filed with the Government Accountability Office do not hamper the Defense Department’s procurement process for weapons and services, Bloomberg reported Thursday. RAND’s National Defense Research Institute carried out the congressionally mandated study and found that the total …

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Humana Awarded $3.8B Tricare Managed Service Contract Extension

The Defense Health Agency has awarded Humana (NYSE: HUM) a one-year, $3.80 billion “bridge” contract to extend the company’s healthcare delivery services under the Tricare Health Benefits program. Humana’s government business unit will continue to support health benefits management functions and provide managed care services to nearly 3 million Tricare program beneficiaries in the southern U.S., the Defense Department …

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GAO Denies 9 Bid Protests of DHA Tricare Contract Awards to Humana, Health Net

The Government Accountability Office has dismissed nine protests filed by health insurers Health Net,  UnitedHealth Military and Veterans and Wellpoint to challenge the Defense Health Agency’s Tricare services contract awards worth approximately $58 billion,  Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jared Serbu writes GAO’s decision paves the way for Humana (NYSE: HUM) and Health Net’s …

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Bloomberg: GAO Issues Declassified Version of Air Force Bomber Contract Award Protest Decision

The Government Accountability Office has said that Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s Long Range Strike Bomber program held “significant structural advantages” over a bid by the team of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Anthony Capaccio and Julie Johnsson write GAO made …

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6 Contractors Added to $900M IDIQ for USSOCOM Mission Support Services

The U.S. Special Operations Command has picked an additional six businesses to compete for mission support task orders under a potential $900 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The contract has a five-year ordering period that will run through July 28, 2020, and covers SOCOM-wide program management, engineering and technical and professional services, the Defense Department said …

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Bloomberg: CRS Finds Northrop Bomber Bid ‘Substantially Below’ Air Force-DoD Cost Estimates

Congress could review the U.S. Air Force‘s and the Defense Department‘s independent cost estimates for the Long Range Strike Bomber program after the legislative branch’s research arm found Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) winning bid to be “substantially below” those projections,  Bloomberg reported Thursday. According to the story by Anthony Capaccio, Bloomberg obtained an 18-page assessment …

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Serco Resumes Work on $131M NAVFAC C4I Sustainment Contract; Dan Allen Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — Serco‘s North American subsidiary will resume work under a $131 million U.S. Navy lifecycle sustainment contract issued in December following the resolution of a previous challenge to the award, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the contract covers support for the Naval Facilities Engineering …

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