External hacking is a big concern, but internal threats also loom large, a SolarWinds survey finds.
Companies are eligible for individual awards under the $5.8 billion contract.
AWS is approved for low-risk level use by all defense components.
Upward Falling Payloads would be remotely launched to disrupt and monitor enemy ships.
The ALASA program seeks to cut the costs of launching small satellites into space with a reusable launch vehicle.
Team SCHAFT, which topped the trials in December, moves to the self-funded track, freeing up money for more teams in the finals.
The unmanned aircraft will add over 2.7 million square miles of ISR coverage.
Carey, DOD principal deputy CIO and a former Navy CIO, is headed to the private sector.