Tag Archives: DOD

Congress OKs Spending Package With $900B COVID-19 Relief Fund

US Capitol

A spending package that includes $900B in COVID-19 relief funds is now headed to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature after the Senate passed the bill in a 92-6 vote late Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The Senate’s decision came hours after the House voted 359-53 to approve the relief measure and a $1.4T spending bill that would fund government operations through the end of September.

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Leidos Books $105M in DOD EHR System Deployment Task Orders

Leidos

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has booked a pair of task orders worth $104.5M combined to help the Department of Defense deploy the MHS Genesis electronic health record system to military bases across the U.S., FedHealth IT reported Monday. The task orders fall under the 10-year, $4.3B Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract won by a team comprised of Leidos, Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in July 2015.

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Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit to Feature SDA Director Derek Tournear

Derek Tournear Director SDA

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Derek Tournear, director of the Space Development Agency (SDA), as keynote speaker, the summit will address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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Bechtel-Led Team Awarded $108M Air Force Flight Simulation Facility Support Extension

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An industry team led by Bechtel will continue to help the U.S. Air Force maintain flight simulation test facilities at Arnold AF Base in Tennessee under a $108.3M contract modification. National Aerospace Solutions will support capital improvement, operations and technology development at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex in Tennessee, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Better Cybersecurity on 2021 Urgent Wish List for U.S. Government

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks has published his latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Tuesday. In his latest piece, Chuck Brooks discussed the most recent cyber breaches that have impacted federal agencies and the dire need to prevent future breaches and potential consequences of not prioritizing cybersecurity in 2021.

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Navy Selects Five Companies for $151M NAVFAC IT Support Contract

Information Technology

Five companies have won spots on a potential $151M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to help Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command manage information technology operations. NAVFAC received 28 proposals for the IDIQ via the FedBizOpps website and the Navy Electronic Commerce Online portal.

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