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News Tipoffs for Texas Editors Newsletter for Saturday July 25, 2020 ( 12 items )  

119 Companies Awarded Share of $147.05 Million Navy Contract
WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 23: Alexandria Technical and Community College, Alexandria, Minnesota (N00189-20-D-Z800); Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland (N00189-20-D-Z801); Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona (N00189-20-D-Z802); Ashford University, San Diego, California (N00189-20-D-Z803); Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota (N00189-20-D  more

Accenture Federal Services Awarded $89.62 Million Air Force Contract
WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 23: Accenture Federal Services LLC, Arlington, Virginia, has been awarded an $89,615,577 multiple-year firm-fixed-price contract (FA8771-20-C-0014) action to sustain existing infrastructures and establish new cloud common infrastructure and services for Air Force enterprise resource planning: Air Force Integrated Personnel and Pay System, Defen  more

AHI Gains $74 Million Contract Modification
WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 23: AHI, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $73,999,755 modification to a contract (W58RGZ-18-C-0007) for 15 UH-72 D-2 production aircraft and options to procure three additional D-2 production aircraft, 18 jettisonable cockpit doors, 14 engine inlet barrier filters and 14 environmental control units. Work will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas, with a  more

Airfield Contracting Awarded $21.46 Million Army Corps of Engineers Contract
WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 24: Airfield Contracting,* Columbus, Ohio, was awarded a $21,456,750 firm-fixed-price contract (W9126G-20-C-0026) to repair airfield drainage at Laughlin Air Force Base. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed in at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, with an estimated completion date of March 26, 2021. Fiscal 2020 o  more

EFW Awarded $12 Million DLA Contract
WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The Defense Logistics Agency land and maritime unit issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 24: EFW Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $11,999,844 firm-fixed-price contract (SPRDL1-20-D-0020) for Bradley Fighting Vehicle controller grip assemblies. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. This is a three-year contract   more

GAO Issues Report on Missile Defense
WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-432) entitled "Missile Defense: Assessment of Testing Approach Needed as Delays and Changes Persist". The report was sent to Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, chairman, Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Richard C. Shelby, R-Alabama, chairman, Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Illinois, ranking member of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Defense, Rep.   more

Government Marketing & Procurement Gains $18 Million Contract Modification
WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 24: Government Marketing and Procurement LLC,* Wimberley, Texas, was awarded an $18,000,000 modification to a contract (W912DY-18-D-0024) for Vocera wireless hands-free communications systems and supporting hardware/software infrastructure. Work will be performed in Wimberley, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 1, 2023. Fiscal 2020 Defense H  more

House Appropriations Issues Report on Energy & Water Development - Title I - Corps of Engineers - Civil (Part 2 of 12)
WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The House Appropriations Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-449) in explanation of the accompanying bill (H.R. 7613) making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2021. The report was advanced by Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, on July 15. (Continued from Part 1 of 12) TITLE I--CORPS OF ENGINEERS--CIVIL DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY Corps of Engineers--Civil INTRODUCTION The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Approp  more

House Appropriations Issues Report on Energy & Water Development - Title III - Weapons Activities (Part 9 of 12)
WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The House Appropriations Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-449) in explanation of the accompanying bill (H.R. 7613) making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2021. The report was advanced by Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, on July 15. (Continued from Part 8 of 12 Weapons Activities Appropriation, 2020 ... $12,457,097,000 Budget estimate, 2021 ... 15,602,000,000 Recommended, 2021 ... 13,659,617,000 Comparison: Appropri  more

House Appropriations Issues Report on Energy & Water Development - Title IV - Independent Agencies (Part 10 of 12)
WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The House Appropriations Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-449) in explanation of the accompanying bill (H.R. 7613) making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2021. The report was advanced by Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, on July 15. (Continued from Part 9 of 12) TITLE IV--INDEPENDENT AGENCIES Appalachian Regional Commission Appropriation, 2020 ... $175,000,000 Budget estimate, 2021 ... 165,000,000 Recommended, 2021 .  more

Indtai Awarded $9.6 Million Army Contract
WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The U.S. Army Field Directorate Office issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 23: Indtai Inc.,* Vienna, Virginia, was awarded a $9,598,566 firm-fixed-price contract (W9124J-20-C-0012) for educational support services in support of the U.S. Army Continuing Education System. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 27, 2021  more

Southwest Airlines Issues Public Comment on FAA Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, July 24 -- Kevin LaRue of Southwest Airlines, Dallas, Texas, has issued a public comment on the Federal Aviation Administration's proposed rule entitled "Airworthiness Directives: The Boeing Company Airplanes". The comment was posted on July 20, 2020: * * * Comment #1: Even though the applicability for this AD is "All The Boeing Company Model 737 series airplanes, excluding Model 737-100, -200, -200C, -300, -400, and -500 series airplanes", SWA is requesting for the compliance acti  more