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New bill would greatly expand Defense Department quantum efforts

Proposed legislation would establish a quantum advisor and a new center of excellence.

Companies

How Groundswell leans on tech partnerships in its wins

At its launch, Groundswell chose a few commercial applications to focus on and cites that approach as helping capture several contracts exceeding $100 million and aiding the pursuit of a $1 billion prize.

Companies

Google is now authorized to host classified data in the cloud

The security milestone puts Google in a position to compete for classified business at U.S. defense and intelligence agencies.

Contracts

Protesters take issue with Air Force's plan to redo $865M award

The Air Force wants to re-evaluate pricing, but the protesters say it doesn't go far enough to fix the problems they see with the communications support contract.

Contracts

How SAIC's OCI claims in $192M Army competition fell short

A newly-released bid protest decision details how the Army investigated those claims before it chose Peraton for the award.

Companies

Chesapeake Technology acquires communications, autonomy product provider

The buyer is also looking to further build out its technology transition and system interoperability posture.

Contracts

IBM prevails in fight for $100M Navy HR contract

The Navy gets affirmation of its choice of Big Blue for a project to consolidate and transform the branch's human resources applications.

Contracts

Air Force raises ceiling on multi-award transformation support contract

The service branch now has a $2.75 billion ceiling to spend on efforts that support its Office of Business Transformation and deputy chief management officer.

Contracts

General Dynamics books $922M Central Command IT award

CENTCOM is emphasizing the integration of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in this program.

Opinion

Why the defense market must embrace an 'accelerate change or lose' mentality

EpiSci's chief technology officer Dan “Animal” Javorsek describes some of the needed changes to the defense acquisition system in order to help agencies take advantage of software-defined technologies.

Contracts

Naval Research Lab leans on industry partnership to drive innovation

NRL's commanding officer Capt. Jesse Black highlights the lab's focus on basic research and big-picture challenges.

Contracts

Peraton wins new shot at Army intelligence contract

The company will get the opportunity to address conflict-of-interest concerns in the intelligence support contract competition.

Contracts

Protests over $10B Army IT hardware contract head to court

So far, three companies have filed lawsuits against their eliminations from the competition for the IT Enterprise Solutions 4 Hardware contract.

Contracts

IBM awarded $576M DOD chip manufacturing contract

The 10-year contract tasks Big Blue to build a secure enclave for semiconductor development and shoring up supply chains.

Contracts

SAIC's OCI claims rejected in $193M Army competition

Peraton is now poised to take over the work on developing survivability systems for Army aircraft.

Contracts

When the Navy says go out and innovate, it means what?

Industry executives at our Power Breakfast event focused on the Navy answered that question from the perspective of the technology and solution provider.

Companies

Precise Systems acquires training, simulation services provider

This represents Precise Systems' second acquisition with the support of Bluestone Investment Partners.

Contracts

More protests hit $865M Air Force contract

Two more companies are claiming the Air Force incorrectly evaluated proposals for the Communications Technical Support Services V award.

Podcasts

WT 360: Steps to take now as you prepare for CMMC

Cyber industry executive Felipe Fernandez offers insights on the actions companies should take now as the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification rule moves toward becoming final.

Contracts

GDIT seeks second chance to keep $865M Air Force contract

General Dynamics IT claims it lost this incumbent program because the winner hired a former Air Force official and therefore gained an inside track.