Special Operations Command starts process to recompete $8B logistics contract

A pair of site visits are on the calendar for companies interested in this largest of SOCOM's service contracts currently held by Lockheed Martin.

DIA looks to increase public info analysis

The Defense Intelligence Agency needs a contractor to help manage the licenses for collecting and analyzing publicly-available information.

Ahead of shutdown, House and Senate Dems propose back pay for furloughed contractors

A similar effort to legislate back pay for contractors failed during the 2018-2019 shutdown.

NSF developing a tech-rich Antarctic research vessel

The construction and operation of this new National Science Foundation research vessel will offer plenty of technology opportunities.

White House to issue 'broad' executive order addressing AI risks and standards

Top science advisor Arati Prabhakar said the forthcoming executive order will address a wide swath of potential AI dangers.

GovTribe's top 20 contracts for September

GovTribe has analyzed its traffic to determine the top 20 contracts and opportunities in the federal market.

L3Harris sees plenty of flaws in NASA's $500M weather satellite contract

L3Harris says NASA didn't follow the solicitation and didn't account for an alleged conflict-of-interst in awarding the contract to Ball Aerospace.

Connolly releases new FITARA scores without usual committee hearing

“We could not allow a lapse in the scorecard,” Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., said of the Tuesday roundtable discussion held without Republicans.

Deloitte gets second shot at FBI data contract

After Deloitte complained about how evaluations were conducted, the FBI said it will take a second look at how it made awards for a high-speed data transfer contract.

What does it take to end a government shutdown?

The end of past budget impasses have often played out as calculations of policy goals versus the political pain needed to achieve them, but when the goal is unclear how do you know who wins? 

GDIT wins first tasks under $4.5B classified Air Force contract

It's been over two years since the Air Force awarded the Special Access Program Security Support Services vehicle and task orders have finally begun after clearing a series of protests.

GAO's reminder for all bid protest cases: Show your evidence

The Government Accountability Office said it had no choice but to rule against the Defense Department because it wouldn't show how it investigated a conflict-of-interest allegation.

Former officials sound off on the challenges of managing through a shutdown

“The big thing that lots of lawyers weighing in on what activities are actually exempt," one former official said.

Last CIO-SP4 protest resolved

Re-evaluations are now underway ahead of another attempt at awards for this potential $50 billion government-wide IT vehicle.

ASRC Federal subsidiary wins $489M launch site support recompete

NetCentric Technology's capture of this contract will stretch its presence at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida to 15 years.

OASIS+ bidders get one more month

The General Services Administration gives itself and the industry additional time to do their part for this government-wide professional services contract vehicle.

Process and payment questions are always paramount in shutdowns

How and when contractors get paid if the government shuts down are among many questions contractors have. Here is a glimpse at some answers.