Contracts

NOAA awards 'Fisheries' block of $8B services vehicle

These awards support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's work to protect seafood resources.

Peraton challenges $1B award to Deloitte

The program covers global enterprise IT support to the Defense Manpower Data Center.

CIO-SP4 lawsuits continue to pile up

More companies have gone to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims with complaints over how the $50 billion IT vehicle is being managed.

Accenture's federal arm wins $789M Navy cyber contract

Navy leaders see the future SHARKCAGE environment as having a single set of system resources that work in the same security domain on shores and out at sea.

A minimum viable CJADC2 is ‘real and ready,’ DOD official says

The initial version of the Pentagon’s effort to create an interoperable information-sharing network across all of its military domains is “low latency and extremely reliable,” according to Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks.

Interior starts the bidding for $500M IT services vehicle

The department's Bureau of Indian Affairs will choose between seven and 10 companies for this brand new contract.

GSA's new approach to Polaris could help some joint ventures

The General Services Administration has received affirmation on how it wants to score mentor-protege joint ventures that are pursuing this government-wide IT vehicle.

Navy envisions ‘hundreds of thousands’ of drones in the Pacific to deter China

With DIU contracting for prototypes, Pacific Fleet is experimenting with unmanned craft that may one day defend Taiwan.

How and why Jacobs lost a $2.8B incumbent contract

A newly-released bid protest decision describes one significant mistake by Jacobs, but also includes allegations of information being shared because the business unit involved is part of a complex merger.

GovCIO wins $865M CENTCOM communications contract

GovCIO unseats an incumbent to take over the work across Central Command's area of responsibility, which covers 20 countries and 90,000 U.S. government personnel.

USCIS unveils first glimpse at software development recompete

This will be iteration number four of the Outcome-Based Delivery and DevSecOps Services vehicle, also known as ODOS.

Library of Congress told to redo $450M agile software contract

The Government Accountability Office found problems with evaluations, the best value tradeoff process and poor documentation.

US reviews export controls in Britain, Australia for high-tech arms sales exemptions

A State Dept. official told a House panel that work to align AUKUS partners with U.S. export control requirements is ‘going very well'.

GSA begins work on new telecom strategy

The General Services Administration wants industry input on what today's telecommunications and IT trends are, plus insights on the challenges they faced while transitioning to the current Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle.

Veterans Affairs starts to preview intake services recompete

An industry day is on the schedule to hear about the next iteration of this contract geared toward making VA a paperless claims processing environment.

CIO-SP4 faces more court challenges

In the meantime, the National Institutes of Health's IT acquisition arm has extended the current contract into the fall.

FBI pushes back award date for $7B IT pact

Protests continue to dog the blanket purchase agreement called ITSSS-2, through which the FBI will buy a broad range of IT services.