The government shutdown put a damper on contract awards in October, as did the traditional slowdown of awards at the start of a new fiscal year. Despite those conditions, though, there were several significant awards in October, and we rank the biggest for the month.
Leidos has named S. Gulu Gambhir corporate chief technology officer, where he will lead the corporate office of technology while continuing his sector-level responsibilities as chief technology officer of the company’s National Security Sector.
Fourteen companies will compete for work under a $900 million Navy task order contract for C5ISR support.
U.S. TRANSPORTATION COMMAND
Science Applications International Corp. has won a $14.1 million option to support the U.S. Transportation Command’s business process management activities.
SAIC has won a $24 million contract to provide integrated training support and execution to the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, including evaluating curriculum, training alternatives and methodologies.
SAIC has won a $21.1 million contract to provide engineering services toward the modernization of the digital video surveillance system.
SAIC has won a $100 million contract with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to provide it with integrated logistics services to help the agency carry out its mission.
August saw a slight slow down in the number of contract awards that Washington Technology covered, but dollar values are up, and the pace is still strong compared to earlier in the year. Who are the big winners?
SAIC has won a $49 million contract to provide radiographic systems to the Navy that help bomb technicians analyze devices and munitions.
SAIC has won a contract with NASA to support two of the agency’s directorates.
Four companies have won a contract with the Air Force for research and development to improve its automatic target recognition systems.
SAIC has won a contract to provide a deep ocean acoustic detection to support DARPA’s Antisubmarine Warfare surveillance needs.