Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/07/2016

GSA Releases Presolicitation for OASIS SB Contract Vehicle Open Season

The General Services Administration has issued a presolicitation notice that aims to add 31 contractors to a pool of nine awardees under a professional services procurement contract vehicle. A notice posted Monday on FedBizOpps says the move will re-open a previous procurement action for the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business contract vehicle that intends to provide professional services to federal agencies…
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Army Taps DRS for Ground Vehicle Infrared Sensor Devt Contract; Shawn Black Comments

DRS Technologies has received a potential $41.6 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop an infrared sensor for a system mounted on ground combat vehicles. Under the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, DRS will integrate a two-color IR sensor with the Third-Generation Forward Looking Infrared Dewar Cooler Bench platform designed to help mounted troops identity and engage enemy targets, the company said Monday…
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Army Renews Certification for Desktop Alert’s Mass Notification System; Howard Ryan Comments

Desktop Alert has received a new certificate of networthiness from the U.S. Army for the latest version of the company’s mass notification system designed to provide warning and instructions to personnel in the event of a critical situation…
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Windstream Offers Network Comms Support to 300 VA Facilities Under Services Consolidation Contract

Windstream has provided network communications services to approximately 300 Department of Veterans Affairs offices across the U.S. within the initial year of the company’s selection for a potential five-year, $450 million contract with VA…
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NASA Seeks 3D-Printed Space Explorer Habitat Technologies

NASA wants technology ideas from citizen inventors that can help create 3D-printed shelters for space explorers as part of the second phase of a $1.1 million challenge. The agency said Friday it started the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge to search for material technologies that could help print shelters from a combination of readily-available and recyclable materials…
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10 Startup Companies to Participate in DHS Wearable Tech R&D Project

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has chosen 10 startup companies to join a new research-and-development program that seeks to build  wearable devices for first responders…
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Deltek: US Civilian Agencies Have Awarded $75M in Cloud Contracts as of September

A new Deltek report says that U.S. civilian agencies awarded $75.5 million in cloud computing contracts during the federal government’s 2016 fiscal year that ended Sept. 30. Deltek’s preliminary data on the federal government’s fiscal year 2016 contract value also showed that defense agencies have awarded $45…
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DLA Requests Info on Potential Antenna Sources

The Defense Logistics Agency has released a sources sought synopsis as part of its research into vendors that can supply DLA with antennas. DIA approved Boeing and Cobham‘s advanced electronic cage business as potential supply sources and the agency will use data from its market survey to determine the method of procurement for antennas, U…
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IBM Subsidiary Awarded Contract to Provide AWS Cloud for Australia’s Tax Agency

IBM’s Australian arm has received a potential six-month, $2.4 million contract to provide an Amazon Web Services-built cloud platform for a federal government agency in Australia, ZDNet reported Friday…
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Capstone Gets SeaPort-e Task Order for Navy Regional Command Operations Center Support

Capstone has secured a task order from the Naval Supply Systems Command’s Fleet Logistics Center for staffing services to nine U.S. Navy regional command operations centers. Capstone said Monday it teamed up with Tenica and Associates to provide watch stander support for the military branch’s operations centers in the mid-Atlantic, Japan, Europe, Africa, Southeast Asia and Southwest Asia regions…
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Newtec to Supply Satellite Modem for Canada’s Auror Aircraft Modernization Efforts

General Dynamics‘ Mission Systems-Canada subsidiary has awarded Newtec a contract to provide an ATR-sized airborne modem to Canada in support of the country’s efforts to modernize its CP-140 Aurora patrol aircraft fleet…
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