The new mobile shopping app snach.it aims to combine the deep discounts of Groupon with the instant gratification of Snapchat. It simplifies the shopping experience by offering curated daily deals from top brands, but you only have 30 seconds to purchase, or the offer is gone.
The U.S. Army has released a request for proposals to procure additional Manpack Radios. Contract awards are expected in the second quarter of fiscal 2016.
Airbus Group, Toulouse, France, has appointed Frédéric Sutter as its digitalization program director.
Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has named Steve Nieuwsma as vice president, corporate strategy, and Leigh Parker as vice president, commercial systems engineering.
L-com Global Connectivity, North Andover, Massachusetts, has appointed Bentley Craig as chief operating officer.
Raytheon Co., Dulles, Virginia, is being awarded a $15,521,711 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00189-11-C-Z038) for operation and maintenance services in support of the Navy Fleet Surveillance Support Center Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar system. This modification includes an eight-month base period and four one-month options, which if exercised, will bring the total value of the contract to $23,402,200. Work will be performed in Kent, Virginia (20 percent); Chesapeake, Virginia (20 percent); Freemont, Texas (15 percent); Freer, Texas (15 percent); Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico (15 percent); and Vieques, Puerto Rico (15 percent), and will be completed by March 2016. Fiscal 2015 operation and maintenance, Navy in the amount of $15,521,711 will be obligated at the time of award and funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was a sole source pursuant to the authority set forth in 10 U.S.C. 2304(C)(2). One company was solicited and one offer was received. Naval Supply Systems Command, Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk Contracting Department, Philadelphia, is the contracting activity.
Technology and Supply Management LLC, was awarded a $49,734,506 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for services and materials technical support for the Persistent Ground Surveillance system. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with a completion date of July 28, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with six received. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W56KGY-15-D-0016).