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SAIC scores potential $620M NASA engineering contract

Science Applications International Corp. has won a potential five-year, $620 million contract for engineering services to NASA at the Greenbelt, Md.-based Goddard Space Flight Center. Source: SAIC scores potential $620M NASA engineering contract — Washington Technology

Raytheon to analyze Air Force electromagnetic systems

Raytheon has won a three-year, $15 million contract to analyze high-power electromagnetic systems for the Air Force in an effort to determine how they can integrate with airborne platforms. Source: Raytheon to analyze Air Force electromagnetic systems — Washington Technology

Engility, Leidos land DTRA support work

Engility and Leidos have both reported new potential five-year contracts this week with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for various support services. Source: Engility, Leidos land DTRA support work — Washington Technology

No Ostensible Subcontractor Affiliation With ANC Parent & Sister Companies, Says SBA OHA

An Alaska Native Corporation subsidiary was not affiliated with its parent company and two sister companies under the ostensible subcontractor affiliation rule Continue reading

114 new commercial buying regs since 2009 highlights why federal procurement needs fixing

Since 2009, the number of clauses around commercial items skyrocketed from 16 to 142, according to a preliminary analysis by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA). Continue reading

Tech spending in FY 2017

This week on “Amtower Off Center”, host Mark Amtower interviews Tomas O’Keefe and Chris Wiedemann, both market research consultants at immixGroup (an Arrow Company) regarding tech spending in the balance of FY 2017. Source: Tech spending in FY 2017 – FederalNewsRadio.com

Recently declassified Pentagon weapons office says rapid prototyping is secret to its success

The secretive Pentagon organization in charge of turning existing weapons systems into new warfighting concepts says it has a perfect track record so far Continue reading

Alan Chvotkin: Contractors eyes reorganization rollout

When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson kicked off a reorganization with a speech to career employees, he followed that with a survey going to everyone. Source: Alan Chvotkin: Contractors eyes reorganization rollout – FederalNewsRadio.com

Army Rapid Capabilities Office begins delivering on promises

The Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office is fielding its first technologies less than a year after its initial establishment. Continue reading

Thousands of new hires coming to NAVSEA with omnibus

The Navy is on its way to hiring thousands of new workers in shipyards and headquarters Continue reading