Leonardo DRS has been awarded a five-year, $250M contract to replace the U.S. Army's satellite communications terminals designed for tactical users. The contractor will help the Army replace the terminals that are set for decommissioning in fiscal year 2025, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.Read More »
James Taiclet, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), said the company has accelerated more than $1.1B in progress payments it has received from the Department of Defense to its suppliers to support the defense industrial base and national security efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More »
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) introduced Thursday his proposal for the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that would earmark $3.6B in funds for the Indo-Pacific Reassurance Initiative as part of efforts to counter China, Defense News reported Friday.Read More »
U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded six companies positions on a potential $975M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services with mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems.Read More »
Ty Schieber, board chairman of the accreditation body for the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, said certification and audit data of contractors seeking accreditation under CMMC will be hosted on the Department of Defense Information Network, Nextgov reported Tuesday.