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Northrop CEO Details Cost Reduction Focus of Customers & Industry After GAO Bomber Contract Review Goes Public

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) CEO Wes Bush described to investors Wednesday the aerospace and defense contractor’s moves to focus on affordability and make corporate-level investments to take costs out of programs such as the B-21 bomber in response to slower-growing budgets. Budgets have not expanded at the same speed as global security …

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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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DISA Restarts $17B Encore III IT Vehicle Solicitation

The Defense Information Systems Agency has reissued its call for bids on a potential 10-year, $17.5 billion contract vehicle for products and services to support the Defense Department‘s information technology modernization efforts. DISA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday interested vendors can submit new proposals for the Encore III contract through Sept. 30. Frank …

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ZelTech to Provide R&D, Acquisition Support to JIDA Under $165M OASIS SB Task Order

Zel Technologies has won a five-year, $165.3 million task order from the General Services Administration to provide research and development and acquisition support services to the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency. GSA’s federal systems integration and management center received three proposals for the cost-plus-award-fee task order that was awarded under the Pool 4 category …

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Health Net, UnitedHealth, Anthem Subsidiaries Challenge DHA’s Tricare Contract Awards

Subsidiaries of Health Net, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Anthem (NYSE: ANTM) have filed protests with the Government Accountability Office to dispute the Defense Health Agency’s Tricare services contract awards, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Health Net and Humana (NYSE: HUM) won separate contracts in July to provide managed care services …

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Military Times: UnitedHealthcare Protests DHA’s Tricare Contract Awards to Humana, Health Net

UnitedHealthcare (NYSE: UNH) has filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office to dispute the Defense Health Agency’s award of Tricare services contracts to Humana (NYSE: HUM) and Health Net, Military Times reported Tuesday. DHA selected Humana and Health Net in July for separate contracts to provide health services to Tricare program beneficiaries in the …

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Bloomberg: USAF Expects Sept. Release of GAO’s ‘Declassified’ Bomber Contract Bid Protest Ruling Documents

The U.S. Air Force could finish a declassified copy of the Government Accountability Office‘s decision to uphold the military branch’s selection of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) over a Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team for the Long Range Strike Bomber program around late September, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Anthony Capaccio writes the Air Force will redact GAO’s findings in the …

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Linda Miller Joins Grant Thornton as Public Sector Fraud Risk Assessment Practice Director

Linda Miller, formerly assistant director of forensic audits and investigative service at the Government Accountability Office, has been named a director at Grant Thornton‘s public sector fraud risk assessment practice. She will work with government clients that aim to assess the risk of fraud in their organizations and identify strategies to reduce fraud risk, Grant Thornton said …

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Bloomberg: DHS Upholds $1B Cyber Contract Award to Raytheon

A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security said DHS upheld its decision on June 2 to award a potential $1 billion cyber system support contract to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) following protests by other contract competitors, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Jack Harrington, vice president for cybersecurity and special missions at Raytheon’s intelligence, information …

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Justice Dept, GAO Task InfoReliance to Deploy Amazon Web Services IaaS, PaaS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2016 — InfoReliance, a reseller of Amazon Web Services‘ (Nasdaq: AMZN) cloud systems, will provide the latter’s infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service platforms to the Justice Department and Government Accountability Office, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DOJ and GAO will use the IaaS and PaaS services to support pre-production and production operations …

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