Tag: Defense Department

Katie Arrington: Firms Won’t Need to Meet Same Level of CMMC Requirements on ContractsNews

Katie Arrington: Firms Won’t Need to Meet Same Level of CMMC Requirements on Contracts

Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said…
Air Force Awards $550M in Contracts for ‘AFVentures’ Acquisition Effort; Will Roper QuotedContract Awards

Air Force Awards $550M in Contracts for ‘AFVentures’ Acquisition Effort; Will Roper Quoted

The U.S. Air Force has tentatively selected over 500 companies for contracts worth $550M combined as part of an initiative…
Report: DoD Requests 120 Days to Review JEDI Contract Award DecisionContract Awards

Report: DoD Requests 120 Days to Review JEDI Contract Award Decision

The Department of Defense said it intends to “reconsider certain aspects” of its move to award the potential 10-year, $10B…
Army Issues Draft Solicitation for $957M Cyber TRIDENT Training ContractContract Awards

Army Issues Draft Solicitation for $957M Cyber TRIDENT Training Contract

The U.S. Army has released its draft request for proposals for a potential $957M contract vehicle for cyber training services…
Commentary: Contractors Should Prepare for DoD CMMC AuditsNews

Commentary: Contractors Should Prepare for DoD CMMC Audits

Companies should conduct a self-assessment of their compliance with current government cybersecurity standards in order to prepare themselves for the mandatory audits under…
Michael Griffin Expects Four Firms to Compete for Next-Generation Interceptor ProgramNews

Michael Griffin Expects Four Firms to Compete for Next-Generation Interceptor Program

Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and a two-time Wash100 award winner, said he expects four vendors to…
Army Seeks Consortium to Support $2.5B Spectrum-Related Tech R&D InitiativeNews

Army Seeks Consortium to Support $2.5B Spectrum-Related Tech R&D Initiative

The U.S. Army is looking to enter into a potential five-year, $2.5B other transaction agreement with a single consortium to research and develop…
CoVant, Madison Dearborn to Buy Airborne ISR Tech Provider AEVEX AerospaceM&A Activity

CoVant, Madison Dearborn to Buy Airborne ISR Tech Provider AEVEX Aerospace

Madison Dearborn Partners and CoVant Management have signed an agreement to purchase AEVEX Aerospace, a provider of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance…
BGOV: Army Plans $3.9B IT Hardware, Technical Assistance RecompeteNews

BGOV: Army Plans $3.9B IT Hardware, Technical Assistance Recompete

A potential $3.9B contract for information technology services to support the U.S. Army’s hardware and software is slated for re-competition…
George Mason University Wins $321M Air Force MUDLAN Tech Demonstration ContractContract Awards

George Mason University Wins $321M Air Force MUDLAN Tech Demonstration Contract

George Mason University has won a potential five-year, $320.7M contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop and demonstrate software…