Companies

More tech sector collaboration is key to U.S. global leadership, DOD official says

Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks said “the future of our nation depends” on closer ties between the Pentagon and the private sector.

Contracts

Navy launches 'Spiral 4' recompete of wireless contract

A final solicitation is now live for this program that is not exclusive to the Navy and involves all three of the U.S.' major carriers.

Opinion

CMMC's effective date appears likely to be early 2025

The Defense Department needs to adjudicate comments and Congress needs to review the final rule on how contractors protect information before the standard takes effect.

Companies

DZYNE hires General Atomics vet as revenue chief

Highlander Partners acquired the unmanned systems maker in 2023 as part of a push to identify and acquire similar businesses.

Contracts

How different Space Force is from the branch it came from

The Air Force once handled substantially all of the military's space portfolio that is now part of Space Force. One former Air Force space officer told our Power Breakfast audience that understanding the shift requires looking at technology and threats through a different lens.

Contracts

How Space Force works to build commercial-first mindset

As opposed to specific projects, the service branch's Commercial Space Office wants to focus on broader mission areas as it builds an ecosystem around dual-use technologies.

Companies

Saalex extends further east via acquisition

The Southern California-headquartered company also gains more of a footing with the Navy.

Contracts

DLA taken to court over $12B contract

Seven companies are challenging their elimination from the competition for this Defense Logistics Agency IT and professional services vehicle known as JETS 2.0.

Companies

CACI's rationale for speeding up its space tech investments

CEO John Mengucci tells Wall Street that optical communications is a "burgeoning 10-year market" with meaningful contributions to growth coming in 2025 and beyond.

Contracts

Inside Space Force's budget priorities and patterns

The military's youngest service branch is emphasizing satellites, research and development, and resiliency in its budget.

Opinion

How enterprise IT modernization solves the manpower challenge

Retired general and CACI executive Michael Nagata explains how enterprise IT modernization supports combat readiness and performance.

Contracts

CACI captures $526M Army network modernization award

The company will update classified and unclassified networks across the Pacific Ocean and Southwest Asia.

Contracts

CACI gains second chance at Navy logistics contract

After a protest, the Navy's Military Sealift Command agreed to adjust the solicitation and consider revised proposals.

Contracts

Experts expect some support for small businesses facing CMMC compliance

The Pentagon’s draft CMMC rule doesn’t exempt small firms from the security standards for defense contractors and subcontractors, but that doesn’t mean they won’t receive any help meeting the requirements.

Companies

Serco's US board adds retired general, AI entrepreneur

Balan Ayyar is the founder of Percipient.ai, a company that specializes in artificial intelligence and computer vision.

Podcasts

WT 360: A look inside GovCon's crystal ball for 2024

Stephanie Smith, RSM's GovCon guru and our first guest for 2024, lays out key themes and discussion points that are poised to shape the industry during this new year.

Contracts

Pentagon unveils its long-awaited defense industry strategy

The first-of-its-kind document aims to address fragile supply chains revealed by a global pandemic and simultaneous international conflicts.

Contracts

DOD’s AI adoption efforts are starting to pay off, Pentagon official says

The Defense Department considers emerging technologies at “the center of how we think about planning for what the future of the military should look,” according to the head of the Pentagon’s Force Development and Emerging Capabilities office.

Opinion

Five things to remember about CMMC

The draft rule for how government contractors will protect their customers' information is long and defense as it was two years in the making, but here are five things to keep in mind in putting together your comments.