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USPTO Shortlists 24 Vendors for $2B Business Oriented Software Solutions Competition

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has unveiled a list of 24 prime contractors that are eligible to compete for a potential 10-year, $2B contract covering software development and integration support for commercial off-the-shelf products, database applications, customized software apps and other information technology platforms.

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DoD Seeks Congressional Approval for $17.7B Columbia-Class Submarine Block Buy

The Department of Defense is asking Congress to authorize a potential $17.7B block-buy contract for two Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines, Defense News reported Wednesday. The U.S. Navy and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) have been in talks over the terms of a two-ship procurement and the proposed block buy, if approved, would provide the company a steady flow of shipyard work as the industrial base faces the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics Posts Modest Q1 Defense Biz Growth, Maintains Strong Balance Sheet

General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) defense businesses earned $7.1B in total revenue for its fiscal 2020 first quarter that ended March 29, a modest increase from the same period last year. "In this time of crisis and uncertainty, our balance sheet remains strong," Phebe Novakovic, chairman and CEO of General Dynamics and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, told analysts in an earnings call Thursday.

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Jennifer Felix Promoted to ASRC Federal President, CEO

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Jennifer Felix, executive vice president and chief operating officer at ASRC Federal, has been promoted to president and CEO of the Beltsville, Md.-based government services contractor. “I’m very pleased to lead ASRC Federal and work together with our 7,000 employees, who serve customers across the United States and overseas,” Felix said in a statement released Tuesday.

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Seven Firms Get $5.5B in Army Contract Modifications for COVID-19 Response Support

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The U.S. Army has awarded $5.5B in contract modifications to seven companies to provide support services for the military branch amid the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Army Corps of Engineers is the contracting activity and received 11 offers for the modifications, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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Army Issues Draft Solicitation for $957M Cyber TRIDENT Training Contract

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The U.S. Army has released its draft request for proposals for a potential $957M contract vehicle for cyber training services in support of organizations within the Department of Defense and other non-DoD agencies. A notice posted Wednesday says the Cyber Training, Readiness, Integration, Delivery and Enterprise Technology contract will support the integration, management, evolution and maintenance of the Persistent Cyber Training Environment and provide acquisition lifecycle support for the PCTE system baseline.

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