Contract Awards

KBR Wins $42.5M Task Order Under DoD IAC MAC to Advance Defense Training; Byron Bright Quoted

Byron Bright

KBR has been awarded a $42.5 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee recompete task order under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center's (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Installation Contracting Center, the company reported on Tuesday.

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DOE Unveils $122M Funding Opportunity for Coal Research Centers

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) plans to award $122 million in funds to support facilities that will utilize coal to produce carbon-based offerings. DOE is seeking to create new approaches that will extract and handle critical minerals and rare earth elements from coal through the funding opportunity.

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GSA Awards Three Contracts for E-Marketplace Platform Providers to Modernize Procurement; Emily Murphy, Julie Dunne Quoted

Emily Murphy

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded contracts to Amazon Business, Fisher Scientific and Overstock.com to expand implementation efforts for the Commercial Platforms program and Section 846 of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. The platforms will be available to federal agencies to modernize the procurement and gain insights into open-market online spending. 

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MIT Haystack Observatory to Support NASA Very-Long-Baseline Interferometry Systems

MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Haystack Observatory has received a potential five-year, $14.8 million follow-on contract to help NASA update and maintain very-long-baseline interferometry systems. The MIT Haystack Observatory team will field personnel, equipment, materials and facilities to support NASA's VLBI stations and data processing activities. 

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Leidos Wins Contract to Help Disinfect Edinburgh Airport Security Tray Return Systems; Maria Hedden Quoted

Maria Hedden

Leidos has been awarded a prime contract by Edinburgh Airport Limited to upgrade the airport's security tray return systems with antimicrobial tray technology. The company reported on Tuesday. Edinburgh Airport has remained operational during the coronavirus pandemic. The airport’s officials have continued to enact plans to safeguard the health of its staff and the traveling public while preparing for global travel recovery. 

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GSA Raises STARS II Ceiling Value to $22B; Emily Murphy, Laura Stanton Quoted

Emily Murphy

The General Services Administration (GSA) has raised the ceiling of its 8(a) Streamlined Technology Application Resource for Services (STARS) II contract from $15 billion to $22 billion, the agency reported on Wednesday. GSA STARS II is a small business set-aside Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) that has provided flexible access to customized IT services and IT-services-based solutions.

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CVP Secures BPA to Support NIH Technical Services & Programs; Anirudh Kulkarni Quoted

Anirudh Kulkarni

CVP has been awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Mission Alignment (MA) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract vehicle to support scientific research missions across NIH with IT programs and technical services, communications and business solutions, and cybersecurity and risk management, the company reported on Tuesday.

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NTT DATA Subsidiary Wins Task Order Under GSA Alliant 2 Contract to Support DHS OIG; Kevin Durkin Quoted

Kevin Durkin

NTT DATA Services Federal Government, subsidiary of NTT DATA Services, has been awarded a five-year $17.5 million task order under its GSA Alliant 2 contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to support the DHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG), the company reported on Tuesday

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SPA Secures Five-Year Contract to Support USFFC; Dr. William Vantine Quoted

William Vantine

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has expanded the company's influence within the federal defense division by securing a five-year contract to support USFFC. The company will provide new capabilities to the U.S. Navy to support the service branch's mission critical work and development. 

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