Contracts

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.

Contracts

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.

Contracts

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.

Contracts

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.

Companies

WT 360: All about SMX's digital transformation thesis

SMX's chief executive Peter LaMontagne discusses where the company wants to go, how it defines tech modernization as being more than just about cloud migration and what the Defense Department's new industrial strategy means for GovCon.

Companies

NIST calls for quantum tech experts to join advisory group

As global agencies are preparing to set standards in quantum technology, NIST is working on forming a U.S. delegation to represent American perspectives.

Companies

General Dynamics' CEO paints a more optimistic supply chain picture

"That is behind us now," Phebe Novakovic told an investor conference. Which means the conversation now turns to strategy and investment priorities.

Contracts

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.

Contracts

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'.

Contracts

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.

Contracts

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.

Companies

Parsons explains its acquisition synergy efforts

The company shows more of how it looks for commonalities between its federal and critical infrastructure businesses through what it acquires.

Opinion

Just how good is Gen AI in helping with proposals?

Lohfeld Consulting's Bruce Feldman shares the findings of a new AI study that found several areas that were reassuring and some surprises.

Contracts

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.

Companies

BAE gets clearance to close Ball Aerospace buy

The companies say they will be "executing steps in the coming days" to complete the transaction.

Companies

Leidos CEO touts $7.9B Army win as a model for its future

In talking with Wall Street, Tom Bell singles out the delivery model for this technology contract as something he wants Leidos to replicate for other programs.

Companies

BlueHalo to combine with Eqlipse Technologies

Both companies are backed by Arlington Capital Partners, which formed them approximately three years apart from one another.

Contracts

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.

Companies

Sigma Defense closes second JADC2-focused acquisition

The Sagewind-backed technology integrator has prioritized the military's overarching soldier-and-network connectivity vision in the strategy.

Companies

Blue Delta elevates Higgins to partner role

Morgan Higgins is on the boards of directors for Client Solution Architects and Core One Solutions, both of which are backed by the venture investment firm.