Tag Archives: DOD

Contracting Ban for Vendors Using Certain Chinese Tech Products Takes Effect; Ellen Lord Quoted

Ellen Lord Undersecretary DoD

A U.S. official said a rule that prohibits U.S. government agencies from procuring goods and services from contractors that use telecommunications equipment, cameras and other products from five China-based companies took effect Thursday, Aug. 13, Reuters reported.

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Leonel Garciga Delivers Keynote During Potomac Officers Club’s Weaponizing Data Across the Digital Battlefield Virtual Event

Leonel Garciga US Army

Leonel Garciga, director of information management, HQDA-DCS-G2 at the U.S. Army, served as a keynote speaker for Potomac Officers Club during its ‘Weaponizing Data Across the Digital Battlefield’ Virtual Event on August 11th. If you missed the event, you can still register to watch the footage in Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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Sierra Nevada Secures $319M Army Contract for Comms Security Device Production

Sierra Nevada Corp.

The U.S. Army has awarded Sierra Nevada Corp. a potential 10-year, $318.9M contract to produce, engineer and sustain handheld devices that are designed to secure tactical communications. Army Contracting Command received one bid for the hybrid contract covering simple key loader support services, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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Altamira Books $65M in DoD, NGA Task Orders; Ted Davies, Blaine Worthington Comment

Ted Davies CEO Altamira

Altamira Technologies secured $65M in task orders in June and July to support the Department of Defense and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. The task orders cover data science, all-source analysis, insider threat analysis and mission engineering support for the NGA and DoD components and most of these awards have a one-year base term and four option years, Altamira said Tuesday.

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BAE Awarded $144M to Help Sustain USAF Avionics, Electronic Systems

BAE Systems

BAE Systems' information and electronic systems integration business has secured a five-year, $144M contract to maintain  avionics and electronic components of various U.S. Air Force platforms. The company will perform sustainment, repair and engineering services for B-52 and B1-B bomber aircraft, AN/ALQ-155 power management systems, USM-638 radio frequency transmission line test equipment and ASQ-151 electro-optical viewing systems, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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