Tag Archives: Air Force

Air Force, Scaled Agile to Find Ways How to Implement SAFe With DevSecOps Mindset; Nicolas Chaillan Quoted

The U.S. Air Force and Scaled Agile have formed a public-private partnership to provide recommendations on how to implement the Scale Agile Framework in a DevSecOps context in compliance with the Department of Defense’s Enterprise DevSecOps initiative.

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Lockheed’s Skunk Works Team to Help Update Air Force Reconnaissance Aircraft Avionics

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its Skunk Works group will update the avionics system of the U.S. Air Force's U-2 Dragon reconnaissance aircraft under a potential $50M contract. The company said Thursday it will lead aircraft components design, integration and testing efforts in the project.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Boeing Secures $1.55B Contract; HII Completes $350M Acquisition; Wash100 Voting Ends April 30th; Accenture Federal and CACI Win Big Contracts; Katie Arrington Provides CMMC Update; Marillyn Hewson Comments on COVID-19 Crisis and Weekly Top Ten Stories

Katie Arrington Offers Updates on Pentagon’s CMMC Program Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for acquisition with DoD and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, elaborated to Government Matters during an interview about the creation of standards that third-party assessment organizations will use to evaluate and certify contractors under DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. …

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Govini Tracks Pentagon’s Use of OTAs, SBIR Contracts; Tara Murphy Dougherty Quoted

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Govini analyzed the Department of Defense’s use of other transaction authorities and Small Business Innovation Research contracts between fiscal year 2015 and FY 2019 and found that the two contracting methods accounted for 10 percent, or $9.6B, of DoD’s spending on research, development, test and evaluation operations in 2019, Defense News reported Wednesday.

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Space Force Seeks Bids for Potential $12B SpEC Mgmt OTA

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The U.S. Space Force plans to issue a potential 10-year, $12B other transaction agreement for the management of the Space Enterprise Consortium focused on prototyping space-based technology such as satellites, ground systems and payloads.

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