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Keith Nakasone, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Acquisition Management, within the Office of Information Technology Category for GSA, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner, acquisition management, within the Office of Information Technology Category for GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th. Register now for the forum right here.

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Weekly Roundup: VADM Michael Gilday Nominated for Navy CNO Role, POC Hosting 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th, Contract Awards & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Wednesday, it was reported that Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, director of the Joint Staff, was the frontrunner to assume the role due to his experience in cyber warfare. That report was confirmed on Thursday with President Trump approving Gilday’s nomination during a meeting with Navy officials at the White …

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Inmarsat to Provide DISA Satcom Services Under Potential $246M BPA

Inmarsat's government business has won a potential five-year, $246M blanket purchase agreement to provide the Defense Information Systems Agency with satellite communication services. The BPA contains a one-year base period that runs through June 18 of next year, followed by four option years, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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Weekly Roundup: HHS Hires CIO, DoD Absorbs DARPA, DHS Selects 8, ECS and Serco Strike Big Deals

This week, Jose Arrieta was confirmed as the chief information officer for the Department of Health and Human Services. Arrieta confirmed his appointment on Thursday during the Association for Federal Information Resources Management’s Leadership Awards event. In Virginia news, it was also revealed that President Trump intends to nominate Ken …

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Leonardo DRS Subsidiary Wins Potential $977M SOCOM Telecom Support BPA

A Leonardo DRS subsidiary has won a potential eight-year, $977M blanket purchase agreement to help the U.S. Special Operations Command manage a satellite and terrestrial telecommunications program for deployed operations. The Defense Information Systems Agency received one quotation out of 39 quotes sought via the General Services Administration’s Information Technology Schedule …

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Perspecta to Help Update DoD Security Vetting System Under $75M OTA

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) secured a $75M other transaction agreement to help the Defense Information Systems Agency and Defense Security Service modernize an information technology system used to vet personnel for classified data access. The Chantilly, Va.-based company will develop a prototype based on the National Background Investigation Service’s IT platform …

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American Systems, F5, Microsoft Roll Out Cloud Emergency Notification System for USAF

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2019 — American Systems, F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) teamed up to deliver a cloud-based system that will work to notify U.S. Air Force personnel about emergency situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. F5 said it received a referral from cloud provider Microsoft Azure …

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