Tag Archives: Defense Innovation Unit Experimental

Radiant Solutions to Offer Satellite Imagery Access for NGA-DIUx Challenge; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2018 — Radiant Solutions, a business of Maxar Technologies, will help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Defense Innovation Unit Experimental launch the 2018 DIUx xView Detection Challenge by providing access to high-resolution satellite images, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said the images are aimed to drive the development of machine …

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REAN Cloud Lands $950M DoD Cloud Procurement Contract

REAN Cloud has secured a potential five-year, $950 million contract from the Defense Department to provide cloud platforms and services to agencies within DoD. The award is a production “other transaction” contract based on a prototype cloud migration and infrastructure assessment project REAN Cloud completed for the U.S. Transportation Command …

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WWT-Tanium Wins Potential $750M OTA for Endpoint Security Services to Federal Govt

A Tanium–World Wide Technology team has won a potential $750 million “other transaction” agreement to help the Defense Department and other federal agencies secure information technology systems at the endpoint level. WWT said Tuesday it worked with Defense Innovation Unit Experimental to negotiate and finalize the Production-OTA on behalf of the U.S. Army. The contract will also …

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Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit DIUx to get Emergency Funds

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx,) the Department of Defense’s outreach office to Silicon Valley, needs emergency funding to keep key programs operating, and DoD is poised to grant their request, Defense News reports. The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Paul Selva, said Tuesday that DIUx chief Raj …

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Battelle, Ohio State Hire Former DoD Deputy Chief of Staff Zachary Mears as Joint National Security Resource

Battelle and Ohio State University have jointly hired Zachary Mears, former deputy chief of staff to the Defense Department secretary,  to dual roles as an adviser at the nonprofit organization and assistant vice president for national security and research programs at the university. His appointment works to establish a strategic relationship management plan on national …

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Weekly Roundup May 9 – May 13 2016: Frank Kendall Halts M&A Authority Push & more

May 9 – May 13 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Pentagon’s top product and services buyer made it official this week that the would no longer advocate for greater authority to regulate GovCon merger-and-acquisition activities that involve the large primes. Frank …

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Frank Kendall: DoD On Track for FY 2017 Budget Release, R&D Concerns Hold

The Defense Department is on schedule in its plan to deliver its fiscal year 2017 budget plan by the end of January or early February, the Pentagon’s lead acquisition official told the Potomac Officers Club Wednesday. Frank Kendall — undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics — told the audience in McLean, Virginia …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015

Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Two of the Defense Department’s top civilian leaders traveled to Silicon Valley this week for discussions with a new arm of the Pentagon started earlier this year …

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