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Day & Zimmermann Receives $311M IDIQ for the U.S. Army Grenade and Consolidated Fuze Contract; Michael Quesenberry Quoted

Day & Zimmermann

Day & Zimmermann announced on Tuesday that its Munitions & Government unit has been awarded a potential five-year $311 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for the U.S. Army Grenade and Consolidated Fuze. The work will be performed at Day & Zimmermann's 5,500 acre Lone Star facility in Texarkana, Texas.

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KBR Secures Contract for Lithium Concentration Process from Neo Lithium Corp.; Doug Kelly Quoted

Doug Kelly

KBR announced on Monday that the company has been awarded a contract by Neo Lithium Corp. in Argentina for its Tres Quebradas Lithium Project ("3Q Project") to implement its evaporation and crystallization technology solutions. KBR's process knowledge for recovery and purification of inorganic materials is based on over 40 years of experience. 

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U.S. Air Force Awards Leidos IDIQ Contract to Support ISR Mission; Mike Chagnon Quoted


Leidos announced on Friday that the company has been awarded a potential 13-year, $950 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) prime contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide solutions for a broad spectrum of aviation requirements. The Leidos team will bring a cadre of professionals and tools from across the industry to improve both U.S. and allied ISR capabilities.

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Iridium Awarded $30 Million Research & Development Contract From U.S. Army; CEO Matt Desch Quoted

Matt Desch

Iridium Communications announced on Thursday that the company has secured a research and development (R&D) contract from the U.S. Army worth up to $30 million to develop a payload to be hosted on small satellites that supports navigation systems, guidance and control for the global positioning system (GPS) and GPS-denied precision systems. 

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NASA Announces Winners of Watts on the Moon Challenge’s First Phase


Seven teams have won awards from a NASA-funded pool of $500,000 for energy infrastructure concepts that would support operations on the Moon. Phase 1 of the $5 million Watts on the Moon Challenge asked teams to submit concepts for harvesting water and oxygen from the lunar south pole's dark craters, the space agency said Friday.

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Mike Wetklow, Stephen Kunze on CFO Council’s Draft Plan for Future of Federal Financial Management

Federal Financial

Mike Wetklow and Stephen Kunze, both members of the Chief Financial Officers Council, told Government Matters in an interview posted Sunday about the initial draft of a plan for the future of the federal government’s financial management called the “CFO of the Future Now 2030 Plan.”

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AeroVironment Board of Directors Elect Wahid Nawabi to Become New Chairman; Arnold Fishman Quoted

Wahid Nawabi

AeroVironment announced on Tuesday that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Wahid Nawabi to succeed Tim Conver as chairman upon Conver’s retirement effective at the company’s 2021 annual meeting of shareholders. “Tim’s leadership and mentorship have resulted in countless American and allied lives saved as a result of our innovative UAS and TMS solutions,” concluded Nawabi.

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GSA Adds 22 Federal Workforce-Proposed Projects to 10x Investment Program; Dave Zvenyach Quoted

Dave Zvenyach

The General Services Administration (GSA) has identified 22 federal employee-proposed projects that will be provided with phased funding under a Technology Transformation Services division-hosted investment program for enhancing technology uses in support of government priorities. 10x's selection focuses on public trust and civic life; public lands and environment; and equity in delivery themes.

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NIC’s Global Trends 2040 Report Cites Demographics, Environment, Economics & Technology

Office of the Director

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) posted the National Intelligence Council's (NIC) Global Trends 2040: A More Contested World, a quadrennial report that details factors that could affect the national security environment over the next two decades. Demographics, the environment, economics and technology are the four structural forces highlighted in the Global Trends 2040 report.

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Alion Ranked On 2021 WBJ’s List Of Largest Government Technology Contractors; Steve Schorer Quoted

Steve Schorer

Alion Science and Technology announced on Monday that the company had been ranked in Washington Business Journal's List of Largest Government Technology Contractors for 2021. The list ranks companies involved in government contracting (GovCon) that are headquartered in the Washington DC metropolitan area. 

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