Sotera Lands Army Intell System Sustainment Task Order; Deb Alderson Comments

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Deb Alderson Sotera Defense Solutions will help the U.S. Army integrate and sustain field software for intelligence systems the branch uses worldwide under a two-year, $87 million task order. The company said Tuesday that the Army awarded the order under the Software and Systems Engineering Services Next Generation contract vehicle, through which the branch acquires engineering and scientific support...

Air Force Picks 14 Firms for $494M Hosted Payload IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a potential $494 million contract to 14 companies for products and services to help the government obtained commercial hosting tools for its payloads. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year ordering period and covers work through Jan. 31, 2029, the Defense Department said Thursday. Vendors with positions on...

Army Taps 6 Firms for $300M for Armament Center Support IDIQ

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Six companies have won positions on a five-year, $300 million contract to help a U.S. Army research and development center obtain materials and services to meet the center’s requirements. The Army received nine bids for the multiple award order dependent contract via the Internet and will determine both funding and work location with each order, the Defense Department said Wednesday.  Contract...

Cerner, Accenture, Leidos Join Forces for Pentagon EHR System Competition

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Medical information technology firm Cerner is partnering with Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) and Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) in pursuit of health IT system work at the Defense Department, Modern Healthcare reported Thursday. Joseph Conn writes the Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract’s total value is estimated to be $11 billion over 10 years. Cerner spokesperson Kate O’Neill...

Chris Miller Expects DoD EHR Contract to Draw Multiple Bidding Teams

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Chris Miller, executive officer for the Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization program, expects at least four teams of contractors to bid on the 10-year DHMSM contract, FCW reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian reports the project’s goal is to build a new infrastructure for managing the electronic health records of 10 million active-duty soldiers and their families, reservists and...

Dr. Robert Wah: CSC, HP, Allscripts Team to Pursue Military Health IT Contract

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Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) have partnered to compete for the Defense Department‘s multi-billion dollar Healthcare Management System Modernization contract. The companies aim to provide an enterprise platform that will work to integrate DoD’s disparate military e-health records systems and to help connect service members...

Iron Bow Wins $150M IT Contract with Commerce Dept.

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Iron Bow Technologies, has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Commerce for IT hardware focusing on network-related products. The five-year blanket delivery order, issued under the National Institutes of Health Electronic Commodities Store III, has an estimated total value of $150 million and has the potential to be available for use by any of Commerce’s 12 operating units, Iron...

Chris George: UK Gov’t Picks CGI to Support Radioactivity Monitoring System

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CGI has won a four-year contract to provide application services and other support work for a radioactivity monitoring system the U.K. government uses in the event of an overseas nuclear accident. The company will support the U.K. government-operated Radioactive Incident Monitoring Network that works to help authorities coordinate the nation’s emergency response if radiation threats emerge, CGI...

Air Force Picks 12 Firms for $3B R&D Support IDIQ

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Twelve companies will compete for task orders to perform technical area tasks in support of research and development work for the U.S. Air Force under a potential five-year, $3 billion contract. The Defense Department said Thursday that contractors will provide research, development, test and evaluation, and advisory and assistance services to the Air Force under the Defense Systems Technical Area...

BAE, SAIC to Compete for Marine Carrier Vehicle Design Services Work

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BAE Systems and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) have won two five-year contracts worth up to $205,966,570 combined to perform design and development work for a U.S. Marine Corps personnel carrier vehicle program. Four bids were submitted to the Marine Corps Systems Command for the firm-fixed-price contract and each contract has an initial value of $27,796,449, the Defense Department...