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DHS opens proposal window for $8.4B professional services vehicle

Small businesses have highly anticipated this third iteration of the multiple-award contract dubbed PACTS.

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ASRC Federal wins $500M Navy supply chain recompete

ASRC Federal effectively inherits the program through its acquisition of the former Science Applications International Corp. logistics and supply chain business.

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GSA unveils solicitation for $1.8B military readiness support vehicle

The Personnel and Readiness Infrastructure Support Management contract will have both unrestricted and small business awards.

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SAIC protests elimination from $1.3B NASA IT competition

The company is the incumbent on several contracts that are being bundled into this single-award task order.

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Army updates Common Hardware Systems program to streamline purchases

The Army overhauled the four-decade old program with the goal of making it easier for buyers to purchase ruggedized commercial technology for use in the tactical space.

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Oak Ridge public-private partnership looks to advance quantum tech for the power grid

The partnership between Oak Ridge National Laboratory and utility provider EPB aims to find ways that quantum technologies can enhance energy resilience. 

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DHA significantly grows awardee pool for $2.5B IT vehicle

The Defense Health Agency completes its discussions with bidders for this global IT service desk contract and plans to award contracts to 28 additional small businesses.

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Navy launches 'Spiral 4' recompete of wireless contract

A final solicitation is now live for this program that is not exclusive to the Navy and involves all three of the U.S.' major carriers.

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Booz Allen wins $550M Energy R&D support recompete

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy first chose Booz Allen Hamilton for the work in 2012.

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Veterans Affairs to again rethink $400M file conversion contract

GovCIO continues to challenge VA's choice of General Dynamics IT and the department has opted to look at the award again.

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NGA brings in more companies for $795M research, development contract

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency uses this program to further iterate its hardware and software capabilities.

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L3Harris takes fight for $500M contract to court

L3Harris Technologies now wants a federal judge to hear its argument against NASA's choice of Ball Aerospace for the satellite technology award.

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How different Space Force is from the branch it came from

The Air Force once handled substantially all of the military's space portfolio that is now part of Space Force. One former Air Force space officer told our Power Breakfast audience that understanding the shift requires looking at technology and threats through a different lens.

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How Space Force works to build commercial-first mindset

As opposed to specific projects, the service branch's Commercial Space Office wants to focus on broader mission areas as it builds an ecosystem around dual-use technologies.

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CIO-SP4 protests withdrawn

But it isn't clear yet if this marks an end to protests over the $50 billion vehicle or just a pause.

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USAID wants help in crafting a playbook for global AI uses

The federal government’s latest artificial intelligence guidance is looking to take recommendations from earlier risk management documents.

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DLA taken to court over $12B contract

Seven companies are challenging their elimination from the competition for this Defense Logistics Agency IT and professional services vehicle known as JETS 2.0.

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Navy wraps up awards for $250M undersea tech contract

Some of the program's core functional areas include payloads, propulsion, electrical power, guidance and control, and non-payload sensors.

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Inside Space Force's budget priorities and patterns

The military's youngest service branch is emphasizing satellites, research and development, and resiliency in its budget.

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Bipartisan bill strives for ‘more nimble and meaningful’ federal contracting

Legislation from Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, would “streamline procedures” for both solicitation and awards by slimming down the procurement process.