DoD Contracts: Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc. Awarded $612M for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components

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Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $612,758,634 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pennsylvania (84 percent), and Schenectady, New York (16 percent). Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $612,758,634 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. No completion date or additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion program contracts. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-15-C-2100).

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $206,657,145 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously…

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DoD Contracts: Northrop Grumman Awarded $36M for SSA Engineering Services

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Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Information Systems Sector, Communications Division, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $36,992,663 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Service Software Support Activity (SSA) engineering services for test systems software management, development, and software support; SSA engineering services for the Common Data Link Management System, Next Generation Command and Control Processor and related programs; and software engineering, development, test, and integration support for Common Link Integration Processing software development. This is one of two contracts awarded. Each awardee will have the opportunity to compete for task orders during the ordering period. This three-year contract includes one two-year option period, which, if exercised, would bring the potential value…

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Northrop Grumman’s Cybersecurity Program

Nell Breidenstein, Northrop GrummanSenior Recruiter Nell Breidenstein, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, shares her thoughts on cybersecurity.

Describe cybersecurity for us

What I consider cybersecurity to be on the large scale is what we are doing to secure the nation’s information across a wide variety of government agencies and programs. We also work on state and local levels, helping them build information systems and networks in manners that will be safer and more secure as they move forward.

I would like to reinforce that while cybersecurity is a big part of what we do, many cyber-based programs cover a wide range of missions and skill sets. For example, one program we are…

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DoD Contracts: DynCorp International LLC Awarded $83M for Support of T-6 Aircraft

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DynCorp International LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $83,373,932 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, requirements contract to provide organizational, intermediate, depot-level maintenance and logistics services for 53 T-34, 54 T-44, and 288 T-6 aircraft in support of the Chief of Naval Air Training. Support to be provided includes labor, services, facilities, equipment, tools, related support equipment, direct and indirect material. Work will be performed in Corpus Christi, Texas (50 percent); Whiting Field, Florida (39 percent); Pensacola, Florida (8 percent), and additional locations within the continental United States (3 percent); work is expected to be completed in September 2015. No funds are being obligated at time of award; funds will be…

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Veterans Roundup: VA Employees Say “You Can’t Fire Me, I Quit”, Army Leaders to Make Bases More Non-Profit Friendly

Wounded Vets Cooking Up a Fresh Start at Dog Tag Bakery
Emma Hinchliffe (@emmahinchtwiffe), USA Today. Dog Tag Bakery, set to open in Washington, DC, this fall, is a bakery that doubles as an entrepreneurship and business training program for wounded veterans. Nine Dog Tag fellows will serve as bakers and students, earning a $2,200 monthly stipend and a certificate from Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies during the six-month program. All of the profits from the business will go towards stipends for the veterans and their courses at Georgetown. –MC
Bottom line: First things first: Dog Tag Bakery’s brownies get the ScoutComms’ stamp of approval. As far as a…

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