Archive: Market Sectors

Navy Plans Counter RCIED Industry Day

The Navy will host an Industry Day on Dec. 4 for Counter-Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) electronic warfare regarding the acquisition strategy, high level system requirements and future technology requirements. The acquisition strategy is to maintain competition through the development phase by awarding one or more development contracts. The Navy plans to award on […]

CSC Receives Potential $53M DHS Task Order

Computer Sciences Corp. [CSC] received a potential five-year, $53 million task order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide information technology support services for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Verification Information System (VIS). The task order, which was awarded under the EAGLE contract, has one-year base period and four one-year options. CSC […]

DTRA Issues BAA Core and Transformational Medical Technologies

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to solicit proposals for the Core and Transformational Medical Technologies Initiative programs. The BAA is focused on developing tools and countermeasures for chemical and biological defense that can be brought into acquisition and fielded worldwide. Sol. No. HDTRA1-CBMEDICAL-TMTI-BAA. Respond by Dec. 5. […]

URS Gets Potential $50M A&E Contract with Coast Guard

URS Corp. [URS] has received a potential 10-year, $50 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the Coast Guard to provide architectural and engineering (A&E) services for various infrastructure and facilities projects across the country. The range of services URS will provide include architectural, mechanical, structural, civil and geotechnical engineering, environmental assessments, surveying and project […]

Rapiscan to Distribute Brijot’s Millimeter Wave Screener

Adding to its portfolio of security screening systems, OSI Systems’ [OSIS] Rapiscan Systems division will distribute under its own label a passive millimeter wave people screening system supplied by Brijot Imaging Systems. The two companies have entered into a private label distribution agreement that calls for the development, marketing and selling of people-screening and object […]

SRA Nabs $24.7M DHS Support Contract

SRA International [SRX] won a potential five-year, $24.7 million task order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide program support, metrics development, risk management and technical writing to the Sector Specific Agency Executive Management Office. The office develops, coordinates and implements critical infrastructure protection programs to help achieve the federal government’s vision for […]

Implant Sciences Decides to Beef Up Sales and Marketing

Believing it has too little manpower chasing too many opportunities, Implant Sciences Corp. [IMX] has decided it will bolster its sales and marketing team by adding new personnel and international distributors. Over a year ago the company decided to make the security business its primary focus but has found the market for its explosive trace […]

Briefing

*FirstLine Transportation Security won a potential $1.3 million contract, including options, to provide private screening services for the Gallup Municipal Airport and the Roswell Industrial Air Center in New Mexico under Transportation Security Administration’s Screening Partnership Program. FirstLine, which also provides security officers at the Kansas City International Airport in Missouri, will provide screening services […]

Reps. Bartlett, Sestak See Need For Medium Heavy-Lift Navy Helicopter

Two members of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) are asking the Navy to explore whether the service needs a medium heavy-lift helicopter to conduct a variety of missions from airborne mine detection to battlefield medical evacuation. Of concern is that the Navy may be unable to conduct some missions if it has to rely […]

Air Force Issues Draft Revised Solicitation For New Rescue Helicopter

The Air Force recently issued the draft version of its newly revised solicitation for its next-generation rescue helicopter, the CSAR-X, giving the three industry teams vying to supply the aircraft until the end of the month to provide feedback. The draft document, known as Amendment 5, is the Air Force’s newest response to resolve a […]