The 16-team competition is the latest event in the Navy’s ongoing effort to develop autonomous capability.
The Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise deal is designed to streamline IT acquisitions.
The proposed changes also include stepping up training of new pilots.
The uptick will reverse a three-year trend of shrinking budgets and could hold through 2019, market research firm IDC Government Insights says.
While delays hold back development of the next-generation GPS III, the Air Force is keeping the current constellation up to date.
At his Senate confirmation hearing, Air Force Gen. Darren McDew stressed the importance of information sharing with the private sector, which handles 90 percent of Transcom’s activity.
The defense and intelligence communities want to get inside the heads of those who would leak sensitive documents.
The theft of 1.1 million fingerprints raises a host of questions.