Contract activity slowed down a bit in the fourth month of 2015, but April still saw several giant procurements with contract ceilings in the billions of dollars.
Contract activity slowed down a bit in the fourth month of 2015, but April still saw several giant procurements come to market with ceilings in the billions of dollars.
Washington Technology covered 41 awards during April, compared to 58 in March. But not only did we see a drop from March to April, but April 2015’s number of contracts awarded paled in comparison to April 2014’s 69 awards.
This continues a trend that began in January with year-over-year comparisons not quite holding up.
2014: 53 awards
2015: 38 awards
2014: 43 awards
2015: 33 awards
2014: 66 awards
2015: 58 awards
2014: 69 awards
2015: 41 awards
However, some huge contracts were still awarded this month, however. To make the top 10 list in April, you had to have won a contract worth more than $157 million.
Half of the Top 10 are multiple awards, as well.
The top contract awards for April kicks off at number 10:
SAIC won a $157.5 million contract to provide maintenance, repair and operations support for Zone 2.
HP Enterprise Services has won a seven-year $190 million contract to implement its Medicaid information management system and continue as Medicaid fiscal agent for the State of Arkansas.
SupplyCore, a Rockford, Ill.-based small business specializing in integration support, has won a $225 million contract to provide maintenance, repair and operations in Zone 1 of the south-central region.
Harris has won a $238 million contract to help the Federal Aviation Administration to design a system to distribute weather information.
BCF Solutions has won a $486 million contract to provide the Air Force with force protection site security systems.
The Air Force has made another set of awards under its troubled $960 million NetCents 2 Applications Services contract.
Accenture Federal Services has won a 10-year $966 million contract with the Education Department to continue operations and maintenance of the federal financial aid system.
The Navy has added 464 more contractors to its $5.3 billion SeaPort-e contract vehicle.
These 464 companies will join the other 2,420 companies in providing support to the Navy across 22 functional areas including IT support, research and development, systems engineering, modeling and simulation, software engineering, quality assurance, and other areas.
The Air Force has made another round of NetCents 2 awards, this time for its $5.8 billion NetCents network operations and infrastructure contract.
And No. 1: A $20 billion tie.65 win spots on $20B NIH IT contract
NIH has named 65 winners of its $20 billion CIO Commodities and Solutions contract, the follow-on to its Electronic Commodities Store III contract.
NASA has named 107 small businesses winners of prime contracts under its $20 billion Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract.
NASA made a total of 120 awards in Groups B and C to 107 companies. Thirteen companies won in both groups.
Click here for a list of the winners.
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