Tag Archives: DOD

Pentagon Signs $126M Contract to Increase 3M Mask Production Capacity

The Department of Defense has awarded 3M (NYSE: MMM) a $126M contract to increase the company's monthly production of medical-grade masks for COVID-19 response. Lt. Col. Mike Andrews, a DoD spokesman, said in a statement posted Wednesday the company will work to produce 26M N95 masks every month beginning in October.

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Dana Deasy: DoD’s JEDI Cloud Program Offers Unique Capability to Warfighters

Dana Deasy

Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, told Breaking Defense in an interview published Tuesday that the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing program seeks to deliver a unique capability to troops operating at the tactical edge. He said JEDI satisfies several warfighting needs that other cloud environments cannot meet, including the capability to transmit data across unclassified, secret and top secret classification levels and handle data outside the continental U.S. and CONUS.

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SOCOM Selects 46 Firms for $950M Core Support Services IDIQ

U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded 46 companies spots on a potential $950M contract for core services in support of USSOCOM’s domestic and international enterprise requirements. The Department of Defense said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes knowledge-based services and subject matter expertise in support of engineering, training, education, program management, professional and technical requirements.

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Report: Former DIB Exec Director Joshua Marcuse to Join Google’s Public Sector Business

Joshua Marcuse

Joshua Marcuse, who served as executive director of the Defense Innovation Board for more than three years and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as been tapped to serve as head of strategy and innovation at Google's (Nasdaq: GOOGL) global public sector unit, Defense One reported Friday.

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