FDA announces contract for automation in drug performance analyses

The Food and Drug Administration is asking for proposals for automated devices that can provide high-definition imaging and critical analyses of drug performance as the agency works to integrate more AI.

Debt defaults are not shutdowns, but both raise money fears

Question number one that companies in the government market want answered is how payments for their work on contracts will, or will not, happen in a debt default situation. No one knows for sure.

DHS' cyber agency seeks small biz support for strategic planning

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has set a date to explain its changes to a management consulting services contract.

Booz Allen touts $919M award for 'Soldier-as-a-System'

The goal is to further advance technologies for this concept that includes items worn, carried, or used by soldiers.

VA lacks goals to assess satisfaction with new EHR, watchdog finds

The report found the absence of such goals has limited the Veterans Affairs Department's ability to measure user satisfaction with the new electronic health record system.

CACI can now book its $2.4B NSA win

With the last remaining protest denied, CACI can move ahead on this intelligence and cybersecurity contract called FocusedFox that is now in the win column.

Pentagon outlines contractor cybersecurity plan

Industry should look out for the congressionally-mandated strategy to go out by the end of the year.

Blue Origin wins $3.4B shot to build lunar lander

The company won the competition to build a second lander for NASA that will ferry astronauts to the surface of the moon as part of the Artemis program.

NIST builds infrastructure for CHIPS loan program

The agency wants help to create financial models and analyzing capital markets as it manages billions in loans and grants to restore the U.S. semiconductor industry.

IRS adds more primes to resolve protests

The IRS faced a pair of protests but to move forward with a set of BPAs for modernization services, the agency added the protesters to the contract.

VA puts Oracle Cerner on a short leash in $10B health records contract

The agency extended the contract for its EHR provider by one year, and put performance conditions in place.

Space Force considering contractor-owned satellite management system

Ownership and operations of the systems managing a pair of satellites would be turned over to a contractor, according to a new sources sought notice

Leidos, Booz Allen keep pushing for $1.3B cloud contract

The Treasury Department's TCloud blanket purchase agreement was won by SAIC, but the two challengers claim the evaluation was improper.

A classified cloud Is headed to the Indo-Pacific

It’s part of DISA’s effort to bring continental-U.S.-level computing resources to U.S. military forces around the world.

VA prepares next version of its cybersecurity support contract

The contract supports the VA Cybersecurity Operations Center, which is charged with monitoring and responding to threats across the VA enterprise.

What's going on with DHS' enterprise cloud plan?

The Department of Homeland Security teased its plan for a 10-year enterprise cloud contract in the fall and then went relatively quiet. Based on previous cloud procurements, that could be a good thing.

SAIC fights to keep incumbent NASA contract

The company argues that NASA did a poor job in evaluating proposals for a $719 million engineering services award.