New Navy review board will stand watch for fraudulent contract behavior

Charges of alleged bribery of a public official in connection with a kickback scandal involving millions of dollars in Navy funds have prompted the creation of a contract review board.

ICF wins EPA Energy Star recompete contract

ICF International Inc. has won a five-year recompete contract from the Environmental Protection Agency worth $36.5 million.

DARPA director's ties to company questioned

Regina Dugan, director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, founded one of the 14 companies awarded a $400,000 agency contract.

SRA tasked with R&D assistance to Special Ops Command

SRA International Inc. has won a five-year, $14.4 million Defense Department task order to provide research-and-development assistance to the Special Operations Command.

TechAmerica Foundation gathers cloud commission

Marc Benioff and Michael Capellas will serve as co-chairmen of a new TechAmerica Foundation commission that will formulate public policies for the Obama administration’s Cloud First initiative.

TechAmerica urges action by lame-duck Congress on laundry list of IT wants

TechAmerica President and CEO Phil Bond today urged the upcoming lame duck session of the 111th Congress to take concerted action before adjournment on a range of unresolved IT issues.

ManTech support of Navy Warfare Center to continue

The company will provide engineering and technical services to the Navy under a five-year, $24 million follow-on award at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division.

SAIC, University of Md. to support cybersecurity initiatives

Science Applications International Corp. and the University of Maryland are teaming up to support initiatives that promote cybersecurity education, research and technology development.

Army prepares for shrinking budgets

Upcoming Defense Department efficiency measures have Army officers thinking about balancing the need for force modernization with tight future budgets. What steps have they already taken?

GeoEye moves down the road into Fairfax County

GeoEye Inc., a provider of satellite and aerial geospatial information and services, is moving its Loudoun County, Va., corporate headquarters to Herndon in Fairfax County, Va.

Alion continues pollutant research assistance at EPA

Alion Science and Technology Corp. will continue supporting the Environmental Protection Agency's atmospheric pollutants research under a five-year task order that could be worth as much as $72 million.

Raytheon wins two NASA satellite systems awards worth $1.7 billion

Raytheon Co. has won two NASA contracts for satellite systems and infrared imaging technology that have a combined potential value of more than $1.7 billion over the next eight years.

DARPA aims for fiber-optic link between warfighters' minds, bodies

An award to Southern Methodist University will fund development of two-way, fiber-optic communication between prosthetic limbs and the wearer’s peripheral nerves, reports blogger Brian Robinson.

Fiscal year-end spending: Does 'use it or lose it' still rule?

Since 2001, the Office of Management has championed a number of ideas or programs intended to bring order to federal IT spending. But has it really made a difference?

Technology is changing marching orders for Army leadership

Army leaders believe future military operations will increasingly rely on a dispersed, decentralized force. Now they need to know how to lead in that environment.

DARPA lays out bedrock R&D privacy principles

Some folks at DARPA have come up with a set of privacy principles that offer some hope that privacy could become a part of fundamental technology R&D, writes blogger Brian Robinson.

TASC wins Army contract for engineering and technical assistance

TASC Inc., formerly a unit of Northrop Grumman Corp., has been awarded a five-year, $44.7 million Army contract to provide systems engineering and technical assistance to the Army Special Programs Office.

Lockheed to aid DHS modeling and simulation program

Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems Company’s Advanced Technology Center to assist the DHS Science & Technology Directorate’s Complex Event Modeling Simulation and Analysis (CEMSA) project under a five-year, $7 million contract.

SAIC gains $35M task order to aid Naval Surface Warfare Center

Science Applications International Corp. has been awarded a five-year task order that could be worth more than $35 million to assist the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division with technical, training and armory management support.

SRA continues to support FAA on airport technology research

SRA International Inc. will provide technical support to the Federal Aviation Administration under a five-year contract valued at approximately $57 million.