Tag Archives: covid-19

DoD Selects Federal Resources for $134M PPE Supply Contract

The Department of Defense has awarded Federal Resources Supply Company a potential $134M contract to deliver personal protective equipment kits at more than 15K nursing homes nationwide. Federal Resources began to ship masks, gloves, gowns and protective eyewear to skilled nursing facilities in Baltimore, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York and New Jersey,

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Lockheed Reports Accelerated Progress Payments to Defense Suppliers

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has distributed $450M in accelerated contract payments it received from the Department of Defense to the Bethesda, Md.-based contractor's supply chain ahead of schedule. The company said Friday it also issued $85M in advance payments to small businesses and other suppliers operating throughout 46 U.S. states.

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DynCorp Hosts USACE Chief Todd Semonite at Alternate Care Facility; Garry Carter, Richard Hayes Quoted

DynCorp International has hosted Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and local civic leaders at a COVID-19 alternate care facility the company helped build for the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, N.J.

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Ellen Lord: Treasury Consults With DoD on Possible Eligibility Expansion for $17B Loan Program

Ellen Lord

Less than 20 defense companies have applied for $17B worth of loans under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act and Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, said the Treasury Department is working with DoD as it considers how to expand the eligibility requirements for such loans, Defense News reported Thursday.

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NIH Announces New Initiative to Speed Up COVID-19 Diagnostics Development

The National Institutes of Health has launched a new initiative to accelerate the development and commercialization of testing technologies for the new coronavirus. The Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics program will use $1.5B in federal stimulus funds to invest in efforts that work on new COVID-19 testing technologies, NIH said Thursday.

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Chuck Brooks: Government Focused on Securing the Cyber Supply Chain

Chuck Brooks - GovCon Expert

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc and disruption on many aspects of security, work, and commerce. The virus has also called attention to the vulnerabilities of the supply chain, whether it be in secure sourcing and reliability of operations, or surrounding the cyber insecurities of interconnectivity.

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