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Pentagon pursues more secure IT purchasing via Deliver Uncompromised initiative

The Defense Department is about to impose a new standard on technology items it buys. Continue reading

Research center shows off the future of military medicine

The Defense Department is investing heavily in man-machine learning and  artificial intelligence. And while many people think of new weapons and cyber operations as the products of this investment, the money is going to other places too. Source: Research center shows off the future of military medicine – FederalNewsRadio.com

Navy makes more changes in biggest portion of NGEN recompetition

The Navy is signaling further delays in the release of a solicitation for a multibillion dollar recompetition of its largest IT contract after making another round of unexpected changes to its requirements. Continue reading

Navy seeks to refresh 400,000 end-user devices under new contract

The DoN released the first of two major request for proposals under the Next Generation Enterprise Network (N-GEN) Recompete program. Continue reading

Shanahan: DoD’s JEDI is a ‘pathfinder’ for future DoD cloud computing contracts

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said DoD hopes to eventually award multiple contracts to different companies to move its IT systems to the cloud. Continue reading

Tim DiNapoli: DoD has trouble closing contracts

The government has a problem with closure. Continue reading

Former Army officer charged with conspiracy to bribe and commit fraud in government contracts

A conspiracy charge was lodged Monday in U.S. District Court against Calvin Devear Lawyer that charges him with conspiracy, a crime punishable by up to five years. Continue reading

Four Men Charged in DOD Bribery and Kickback Conspiracy

Two companion indictments were unsealed today charging four men with participating in a bribery and kickback conspiracy involving a contract for the Department of Defense’s Office of Inspector General (DOD OIG) Continue reading

Contractors acting as connective tissue to federal workers in wake of Irma and Harvey

Amid the 16,000 National Guard troops Florida activated, troops from U.S. Northern and Southern Command and Federal Emergency Management Agency employees, contractors are acting as the connective tissue between federal, state and local relief efforts. Continue reading

Trio of DARPA procurements plan for ‘post-Moore’s Law’ world

Since the onset of the microcomputer revolution in the 1960s, global economic and technological progress has been largely fueled by regular, exponential leaps in computing power. With each passing year, computer chips have halved in size while doubling their processing power. Source: Trio of DARPA procurements plan for ‘post-Moore’s Law’ world — FCW