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NIH Selects 65 Vendors on New $20B IT Commodities GWAC

The National Institutes of Health has awarded 65 companies positions on the five-year, $20 billion Chief Information Officer – Commodities and Solutions governmentwide acquisition contract, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Michael O’Connell writes that CIO-CS succeeds the Electronic Commodities Store III contract, which will remain valid through May 9. “This GWAC is intended …

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DRS to Develop, Integrate Electronic Parts into US Navy Submarines; Roger Sexauer Comments

DRS Technologies (NYSE: DRS) has been awarded a more than $384 million contract to develop and integrate electronic equipment into the U.S. Navy’s various submarines in a move to modernize the combat control and sonar systems. The company will produce display, processor and network parts for installation in the SSN 688i, …

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Navy Awards 13 Companies Spots on $49M ISR R&D Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has selected 13 companies as contractors on its five-year, $49 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the service’s research and development work on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the vendors will perform work at locations in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, South …

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15 Firms Land $850M Army Comms Systems Operations Contract

Fifteen companies have won an $850 million contract to operate and maintain classified and unclassified communications systems for the U.S. Army. The contract contains options and the firms are scheduled to complete work by April 30, 2025, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The contract awardees are: Abacus Technology A & …

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April 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Mixed Day for US Stocks

The GovCon Index mirrored a mixed day for U.S. stocks Tuesday as it closed down 0.105 points to 76.004. Bloomberg cited increases of energy shares in tandem with oil prices and a decline in technology stocks as among the drivers of Tuesday’s trading activity. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed …

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CDC Taps General Dynamics for Vaccine Tracker Contact Center Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has picked General Dynamics to provide contact center, user support, customer service and technical assistance for its VTrckS online vaccine order manager and tracking system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Work on the VTrckS platform …

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Stan Ratcliffe: NCR Seeks to Address AAFES POS Requirements

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — NCR Corp. said it will provide new point of sale terminals at various Army and Air Force Exchange Service locations around the world, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NCR Government Systems President Stan Ratcliffe said Monday the company will aim for the …

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Leidos CEO Roger Krone to Keynote CTO Forum Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Roger Krone, chairman and CEO at Leidos, will represent GovCon among these year’s keynote speakers at the upcoming Rethink Strategy, a program that targets executive education hosted by the CTO Forum and Harvard Business School. The forum said Tuesday the …

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Tim Hurlebaus Takes President Role at CGI Federal

Tim Hurlebaus, former senior vice president of the national security and defense programs unit at CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB), has taken the role of president at the Montreal-based company’s federal services subsidiary. CGI has made no official announcement of the appointment but has updated its website to reflect Hurlebaus’ new position at the subsidiary. He succeeds James …

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BCF Solutions Wins Potential $486M AF Base Security Systems IDIQ

BCF Solutions has won a potential eight year, $486 million contract to provide force protection base security systems and associated upgrade and sustainment services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes delay-denial systems and fixed-site intrusion detection systems. DoD said the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center …

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