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Army Plans Hypersonic Vehicle Test Support Contract

The U.S. Army has asked information on potential vendors that can provide personnel, facilities and technical skills to support testing of hypersonic vehicles. A request for information notice stated the Army plans to award a four-year, cost-type contract worth under $100M for the Hypersonic Test Engineering, Mission Planning and Systems program by June 2020.

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AF Space & Missile Systems Center Seeks Info on Commercial Launch, Orbit Maneuver Capabilities

The U.S. Air Force has asked industry to provide information on future commercial launch, maneuver and transport capabilities as part of the National Security Launch Architecture study. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center is interested in industry projections and perspectives with regard to future civil and commercial capabilities for 2025 and beyond.

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OPM, GSA’s Centers of Excellence Seek Comments on Mainframe Hardware Upgrade Plan

The Office of Personnel Management and the General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence have issued a draft request for quote and request for information to seek industry feedback on a plan to obtain two backup mainframes to replace existing hardware supporting OPM’s critical workloads, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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DHS Issues RFI on Biometric Exit Program

The Department of Homeland Security has begun to solicit industry information on biometric systems designed to screen foreign visitors exiting the U.S. under a potential $7.2 billion program, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Aliya Sternstein writes DHS said in a notice that it plans to field biometric exit systems at airports in 2018 …

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Mike Poth: FirstNet Eyes Public Safety Broadband Network Contract Award in November

The First Responder Network Authority closed the process Tuesday for the submission of final bids from vendors interested in the contract to build a proposed national public safety broadband network for first responders. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said Tuesday the agency will now move to the evaluation phase and plans …

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National Archives Requests Info on Social Media Data Archiving Tech

The National Archives and Records Administration has asked industry to supply technical information on tools built to capture, manage and preserve content from social media networks. NARA said Wednesday in a FedBizOpps notice it seeks commercial technology that can archive data on more than 120 social media blogs, accounts and channels as well …

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DHS Issues RFI on Potential Upgrades to Biometric System

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking information from industry on potential upgrades to the Office of Biometric Identity Management’s current biometric system in order to accommodate a growing population and emerging identity screening applications. DHS said in a notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps that OBIM plans to develop a new biometric identification and analysis system that …

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