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MicroTech Wins Spot on $20B CIO-SP3 SB Group Contract Award

MicroTech has been included in another $20 billion, multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the small business portion of the Chief Information Officer–Solutions and Partners 3 vehicle. The company was recently selected for the CIO-SP3 SB group contract award, building on its inclusion on the contract vehicle’s service-disabled veteran-owned small business variant.  Companies selected for CIO-SP3 contracts, […] Read more

Human Decision-Making Could Fall Short in UAS Warfare, DOD Official Says

The Department of Defense might someday need to rely more on artificial intelligence to make decisions when confronting swarms of unmanned aircraft systems, an official said. Col. Marc Pelini, division chief for capabilities and requirements in the Joint Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office, said humans might be unable to make decisions fast enough when dealing with […] Read more

Firefly Aerospace to Support NASA’s Lunar Basin Investigations

NASA has awarded Firefly Aerospace a $93.3 million contract for a suite of science investigations and technology demonstrations for the 2023 moon mission. Work under the contract will support investigations of Mare Crisium, a cape-like basin on the Moon's near side. The investigations will help prepare for future human missions, NASA said Thursday. Firefly will […] Read more

LinQuest to Provide Analysis Support to Space Force Under $500M IDIQ

The Space Force has awarded LinQuest a five-year, $500 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for analysis support services.  According to Greg Young, chief operating officer at LinQuest, the award builds on the support that the company has already been providing to the Space Force and the broader space community. Work under the analysis support IDIQ also expands […] Read more

Senate Energy Panel Approves Jennifer Granholm’s Nomination for Energy Secretary

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, nominee for secretary of energy, said she would bolster the Department of Energy's cybersecurity if she is confirmed for the role. Granholm said she would create a high-level position in the department that would be responsible for coordinating responses to cybersecurity incidents, FCW reported Wednesday. The Senate Committee on Energy […] Read more

James Geurts Named Acting Undersecretary of the Navy

James Geurts is heading back to the Navy a few weeks after resigning from his post as assistant Navy secretary for research, development and acquisition. Geurts, performing the duties of Navy undersecretary, will serve as the operations and management chief for the Department of the Navy. The role puts him in charge of department-wide intelligence […] Read more

Duality Technologies Secures Contract to Help DARPA Accelerate FHE Computations

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has tapped Duality Technologies to develop a hardware accelerator for fully homomorphic encryption computations in support of its Data Protection in Virtual Environments program.  Under the terms of a $14.5 million contract, a team of experts from Duality Technologies will develop a novel application-specific integrated circuit, dubbed TREBUCHET, to […] Read more

Space Force Looking to Welcome New Cyber Specialists

Gen. John Raymond, the chief of space operations and a 2021 Wash100 winner, told reporters that the Space Force is looking to welcome 1,300 enlisted Air Force personnel into its ranks over the next several months.   The bulk of those recruits, according to Raymond, will be converted by the end of February as organic Space […] Read more

CGI Deploys Financial Management Tool to Support VA’s Modernization Effort

CGI has deployed a proprietary solution to advance the Department of Veterans Affairs’ plan to modernize agency-wide financial management and acquisitions. Built specifically for federal government needs, CGI's Momentum Enterprise Solution features capabilities to support federal financial, budget, asset and procurement management lifecycles. It also comes with flexible user interfaces and features for robust reporting […] Read more