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NASA greenlights bids for $444M facility support recompete

The aptly named COSMIC contract covers work at a pair of hubs focused on rocket engine testing and space structure manufacturing.

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Senate AI roadmap calls for $32 billion for AI programs

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer unveiled the Senate AI Working Group’s policy recommendations, which include plans for emergency appropriations to be passed this year. Senate committees will start developing bills and Working Group leaders will kick off "serious discussions" about working with House leaders on a path to pass AI legislation.

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Navy keeps Deloitte for $88M training support recompete

Deloitte first won the work in 2018 to standup the platform designed to simulate the capabilities of shipboard networks.

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FBI has clear path to award $7B ITSSS-2 pact

The Government Accountability Office rejects the last pre-award protest involving this blanket purchase agreement for IT services and supplies.

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Navy starts work to recompete $12.6B logistics vehicle

A new sources sought notice lays out the Navy's vision for the next iteration of its so-called CMMARS contract that primarily focuses on aircraft.

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NIST issues new guidelines on protecting unclassified data in government systems

The framework considers the private sector’s increased role in helping the federal government in day-to-day operations and aims to reduce the risk of supply chain cyberattacks.

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SAIC loses final shot at $1.3B NASA IT competition

The space agency gets a favorable ruling in how it has managed the NASA Consolidated Applications and Platform Service contract, also called NCAPS.

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The Pentagon’s brewing a build-a-cloud program for defense agencies

The young platform, dubbed Olympus, is designed for self-service commercial cloud needs.

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Marine Corps chooses 6 for $809M network install contract

Awardees will focus their efforts on the physical assets of networks at Marine Corps bases and other locations.

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Leidos secures $631M Army sensor integration award

The so-called DIABLO program eyes a platform-agnostic approach and extensive relationships with original equipment makers.

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DHS updates $8.4B PACTS III solicitation

The amendments seek to address complaints about how the Homeland Security Department would evaluate performance for this professional services contract.

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IRS wants tax training focused on big filers

The agency wants to better training and access to tax law expertise regarding large organizations and wealthy individuals.

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Peraton secures new shot at $1B enterprise IT contract

The Defense Department backed away from an award to Deloitte after being told Peraton was likely to win its protest, which means proposals will be re-evaluated.

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Accenture touts $127M Army cloud migration award

The Army is looking to transition its IT assets out from a network of data centers into an enterprise multi-cloud environment.

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GSA unveils first draft solicitation for its Ascend cloud program

The General Services Administration wants industry feedback on the pool that is geared toward the hyperscale cloud providers.

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Navy chooses 7 for $2.7B 'Spiral 4' wireless contract

Each of the U.S.' "Big Three" carriers is an incumbent that will continue on the new iteration of this vehicle for devices and services.

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Transportation Department seeks AI solutions for transit infrastructure

The agency is looking for ways AI can improve pedestrian safety, air traffic control, road traffic management and more.

Opinion

With the FTC's looming non-compete ban agencies should rethink key personnel requirements

While the new FTC ruling is being challenged in courts, agencies and contractors should prepare now for an outright ban of non-compete clauses, says attorney Josh Duvall.

Contracts

Booz Allen challenges VA award that went to Guidehouse

The companies are competing for a Veterans Affairs Department contract to optimize how VA carries out health care services.

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Air Force reveals first cut of $750M CENTCOM HQ support contract

The service branch is particularly interested in hearing from two categories of small businesses for this opportunity to support senior leaders at Central Command's headquarters location.