Report: DoD, State Dept Eye 2015 Contract Awards

ContractSigningThe federal government plans to re-compete several major contracts and make award decisions for new programs in the coming year, the Washington Post reported Sunday.

Amrita Jayakumar writes the U.S. Air Force could issue the Long-Range Strike Bomber contract this spring and the U.S. Army is slated to award a production contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle project in the fall.

The Defense Department will likely unveil the winning contracting team in the agency’s $11 billion electronic health records system modernization by the fall of 2015, according to the newspaper.

DoD also seeks to pick two companies for a potential $50 billion contract to support the Tricare military healthcare system.

According to the newspaper, Deltek projects the State Department will release a request for proposal for the Worldwide Personal Protection Services 2 contract and name the vendor to perform the work in August.

Jayakumar reports professional services firms expect the General Services Administration to launch an industry competition for the Schedule program refresh.

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