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Transportation Dept Issues 2 Draft Solicitations for Enterprise IT Shared Services IDIQ

The Transportation Department has released two draft solicitations for a potential seven-year, $700 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for enterprisewide information technology shared services. A FedBizOpps notice posted June 26 says the Enterprise IT Shared Services contract has a base term of two years that is set to begin on Oct. 1 …

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Boeing’s HorizonX Ventures Invests in Urban Logistics Drone Builder Matternet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), through its venture capital arm, has invested in North Fair Oaks, Calif.-based Matternet, which builds unmanned aerial vehicles for urban logistics use, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Boeing said Tuesday HorizonX Ventures led a Series A funding round that raised $16 million to support …

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DOT Taps AT&T to Provide LTE Network Coverage for UAS Integration Pilot Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2018 — The Transportation Department has selected AT&T (NYSE: T) to provide long-term evolution network coverage for a pilot program designed to test unmanned aerial vehicles as part of government efforts to integrate UAVs into the national airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DOT’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration …

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Adnet Lands $242M Contract for NASA Earth, Space Science R&D Support

Adnet Systems has received a potential five-year, $242 million contract to provide Earth and space science research-and-development services at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The company will also provide scientific computer systems, engineer data analysis systems, develop and implement software applications, create scientific instruments and conduct science exploration research under …

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AECOM Names Former USDOT CIO as Enterprise IT Strategy VP Within Mgmt Services Group; John Vollmer Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2017 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has hired former Transportation Department CIO Richard McKinney as vice president of enterprise information technology strategy within the company’s management services group, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday McKinney brings more than 30 years of IT experience and will oversee the …

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STG Makes Intell Community Push Through $119M Deal for Preferred Systems Solutions

Reston, Va.-based government technology services contractor STG Group has agreed to acquire software engineering and computing provider Preferred Systems Solutions for $119 million in a push to add new footprints in the intelligence community and other national security agencies. STG said Tuesday it expects to close the transaction by the end of March pending …

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PAE to Extend Operations, Maintenance Support at US Embassy in Kabul Under $71M Contract

PAE has secured a potential five-year, $71 million contract from the State Department‘s Bureau of Overseas Building Operations to provide continued support to the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The company said Wednesday that it will continue to help the State Department run and maintain the AEK facility as well as designated U.S. …

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Battelle Backs Bid for Ohio Project to Support USDOT Connected/Autonomous Vehicle Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2016 — Battelle has backed the winning bid of a team of local government units in Ohio for a $6 million grant from the Transportation Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The nonprofit company will help the Dublin, Marysville and Union counties in Ohio to establish a dedicated short-range communications …

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Weekly Roundup October 17 – October 21, 2016: 3Q Financial Season Not Just Earnings & more

October 17 – October 21, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Another third quarter earnings reporting season is now underway for many large blue chip companies including some in the government contracting arena but that is merely one of many …

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DOT Taps Engility for Potential $369M FAA Air Traffic Mgmt System Update Contract

Engility (NYSE: EGL) has received a potential five-year, $369 million contract from the U.S. Transportation Department to provide technical and engineering services in support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s efforts to update the country’s air traffic management system. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract awarded by DOT’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center also …

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