Procurement

Navy wants more info on NGEN proposals

The service asks for white papers on three key areas of the $3.4 billion contract.

DOD names 7 to $142M deal for modernizing contract system

The Defense Contract Management Agency is moving on from its Cobol-based mainframe system.

Navy names 21 companies to $750M C2 contract

The companies will compete to supply the service with commercial command and control equipment and services.

To keep pace, military targets rapid prototyping and faster acquisition

Officials have expressed exasperation over the bulky acquisition process, which does not scale at “cyber speed.”

SAIC wins big Cyber Command support contract

SAIC will be providing a raft of support duties as the prime contractor under a recent deal totaling up to $460 million

DOD, Silicon Valley team up on 'lean startup' approach

Stanford University initiative looks to streamline DOD and intelligence agency tech acquisition.

DISA moves back deadline for $17.5B Encore III contract

After making some changes to the RFP released earlier this month, vendors have an extra two weeks to respond.

Army moves fast to get prototype kits for Cyber Protection Teams

Following the first Cyber Innovation Challenge, the Army used a fast-track development method to award two contracts worth a total of $4.5 million for the kits.

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DISA mulls small businesses for National Gateway Center support

The agency is looking for engineering and hardware and software services in support of its cross-domain messaging system.

LGS acquires communications developer Axios

The deal could help LGS compete for NetCents 2 work.

DISA sets Forecast to Industry for November

Senior officials will detail their acquisition and procurement plans for fiscal 2016 and 2017.

Navy awards $1.7B in C4ISR installation contracts

M.C. Dean and Honeywell will install and certify systems on ships and subs and at shore stations around the world over the next four years.

Air Force puts 25 companies on $20.9B training contract

The companies will compete for work under the 10-year deal, which consolidates Air Force simulation and training programs under one roof.

DIA gives 50 companies a spot on $6B IT contract

The Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise deal is designed to streamline IT acquisitions.

Report: DOD IT spending headed for a slight increase

The uptick will reverse a three-year trend of shrinking budgets and could hold through 2019, market research firm IDC Government Insights says.

The Intelligence Community wins with DI2E plugfests

Agencies can take advantage of existing commercial technologies from vendors often working in tandem, Thermopylae's AJ Clark writes.