Contracts

T4NG2 protests grow to 14 with more possible

A dozen companies have gone to the court with questions over how the Veterans Affairs Department evaluated proposals for the $61 billion technology modernization contract vehicle.

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.

Agriculture chooses three dozen for cloud integration pacts

This is the initial batch of awards for Stratus, a centralized mechanism to further drive cloud computing adoption across the department.

Our next Power Breakfast to spotlight VA procurement practices

The April 12 event will also include insights on small business opportunities at the Veterans Affairs Department and an industry roundtable discussion on the competitive landscape and technology initiatives.

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Senate bill looks to chop through red tape in procurement

The bipartisan legislation aims to both expand access to special acquisition authorities and give new, innovative contractors more opportunities to work with the government.

Army moves toward second solicitation for $4B in R&D services recompetes

This is for the full-and-open portion of a contract vehicle used to acquire research-and-development services for global space, missile defense and high-altitude missions.

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.

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.

SAIC wins $494M NASA safety services recompete

Science Applications International Corp. has held this program supporting space flight programs since 2013.

Court fight over $45B Hanford tank contract resumes

The Energy Department's decision to stick with its preferred bidder for the contract to manage a vast farm of radioactive waste storage tanks is again the subject of a lawsuit.

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.

General Dynamics books $922M Central Command IT award

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

Peraton books $1B Interior cloud contract

The window for protests has closed, which frees Peraton to take on its role as the department's new enterprise cloud integrator and broker.

New White House policy mandates safeguards for federal AI use

The White House also announced new hiring goals for artificial intelligence talent, a request for information on the procurement of AI and more.

New round of T4NG2 lawsuits hits the court

As of now: three companies are asking a federal judge to hear their complaints over how the Veterans Affairs Department made awards for the potential $61 billion IT vehicle.

Energy chooses 14 companies for $900M data collection contract

Awardees will work with the agency responsible for compiling statistics and analysis on all aspects of energy for the federal government.

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.