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GovConWire's Government Contracting News 5/17/2022

DHA Hands Down $10B Military Medical R&D Services Contract
Contract Awards

DHA Hands Down $10B Military Medical R&D Services Contract

The Defense Health Agency has awarded 56 positions on a potential 10-year, $10 billion contract vehicle for services supporting military medical research and development programs. DHA received a total of 126 proposals from 61 offerors for the OMNIBUS IV multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via SAM.gov, the Department of Defense said Monday. Awardees come from the commercial,
Executive Spotlight: Dave Dacquino, Chairman & CEO of Serco Inc.
News

Executive Spotlight: Dave Dacquino, Chairman & CEO of Serco Inc.

Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO of Serco Inc., recently spoke with GovCon Wire regarding how his team and the rest of the company’s workforce have driven success in such a competitive sector as well as how Serco is driving value for its workforce and its customers. In addition, the two-time Wash100 Award winner also discussed Serco’s most significant growth
Carlyle Strikes $4.2B All-Cash Deal for ManTech; Kevin Phillips Quoted
M&A Activity

Carlyle Strikes $4.2B All-Cash Deal for ManTech; Kevin Phillips Quoted

Global investment firm Carlyle (Nasdaq: CG) has agreed to acquire ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) in an all-cash transaction worth approximately $4.2 billion. ManTech’s board of directors unanimously approved the transaction that is expected to conclude in the second half of calendar year 2022, subject to ManTech shareholders’ approval, regulatory clearances and other customary closing conditions,
NNSA Scraps $28B Nuclear Site Management Contract; Eyes 2 Separate Solicitations for Y-12, Pantex Plants
Industry News

NNSA Scraps $28B Nuclear Site Management Contract; Eyes 2 Separate Solicitations for Y-12, Pantex Plants

The National Nuclear Security Administration has terminated its potential 10-year, $28 billion contract award to a partnership between Amentum and Fluor (NYSE: FLR) for the management and operation of the Y-12 National Security Complex in Tennessee and the Pantex Plant in Texas. The Department of Energy said Monday the cancelation of its deal with Nuclear
Shay Assad Named Senior Fellow for GMU’s GovCon Center
Executive Moves

Shay Assad Named Senior Fellow for GMU’s GovCon Center

Shay Assad, a more than four-decade defense business veteran, has joined George Mason University’s Center for Government Contracting as a non-resident senior fellow, GMU said in a monthly update. He previously served as director of pricing at the Department of Defense from June 2011 to December 2018 and advised DOD on weapons and automated information
13 Companies Win Spots on $990M USAF Construction Services IDIQ
Contract Awards

13 Companies Win Spots on $990M USAF Construction Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 13 small businesses spots on a potential 10-year, $990 million multiple award contract for military facility construction services. The awardees will compete for task orders under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and perform work at Joint Base San Antonio, Laughlin Air Force Base and Goodfellow AFB in Texas through May 15,
Q&A With AT&T’s Lance Spencer Focuses on Company’s 5G Efforts to Support DOD
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Q&A With AT&T’s Lance Spencer Focuses on Company’s 5G Efforts to Support DOD

In a recent Executive Spotlight interview, ExecutiveBiz spoke with Lance Spencer, client executive vice president of defense for AT&T, to talk about his experience with the company as well as with the cybersecurity space and the intelligence community. He also discussed AT&T’s 5G-focused initiatives and its application to Department of Defense missions. Here’s an excerpt
Lockheed, Raytheon Partnership Receives 2 Anti-Tank Weapon Production Contracts Totaling $309M
Contract Awards

Lockheed, Raytheon Partnership Receives 2 Anti-Tank Weapon Production Contracts Totaling $309M

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon Technologies‘ (NYSE: RTX) Javelin Joint Venture received a pair of contracts worth potentially $309 million combined from the U.S. Army to produce anti-tank weapon systems. The partnership could manufacture more than 1,300 Javelin missiles with appropriations under the Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act and orders from multiple foreign countries, Lockheed
Postal Service Vet Kristin Seaver Named GDIT VP of Strategic Client Engagement
Executive Moves

Postal Service Vet Kristin Seaver Named GDIT VP of Strategic Client Engagement

Kristin Seaver, a three-decade veteran of the U.S. Postal Service, has been appointed vice president of strategic client engagement for the information technology business at General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).  She will oversee the unit’s engagement with federal civilian customers in her new position, General Dynamics said Monday. Seaver held various leadership positions during her career
Xerox to Continue USDA Managed Print Services Under $164M Contract
Contract Awards

Xerox to Continue USDA Managed Print Services Under $164M Contract

Xerox (Nasdaq: XRX) will continue to provide managed print and electronic fax services to the Department of Agriculture under a contract worth potentially $164 million over 10 years. The company said Monday it will help USDA manage as many as 16,000 multifunction printers and new devices powered by Xerox’s ConnectKey technology. The award continues the
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