Press Releases

Acting OMB Head Russell Vought Urges Agencies to Leverage ‘Acquisition Flexibilities’, Domestic Production

Russell Vought

Russell Vought, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is directing agencies to implement various acquisition and contracting strategies as the federal government approaches the busiest quarter of the fiscal year.

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Air Force Dept Unveils Strategy for Arctic Region; Barbara Barrett, Gen. David Goldfein Quoted

Barbara Barrett

The Department of the Air Force has released a strategy on how to support the National Defense Strategy through unique functions in the Arctic region. The strategy would focus its efforts in alignment with inter-domain vigilance, combat-credible power projection, cooperation with allies and Arctic operational preparations.

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Ball Signs Two VPPAs to Expand Renewable Energy in Europe; Kathleen Pitre, John Powers Quoted

Kathleen Pitre

Ball Corporation has successfully completed two virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) in Europe to expand its total wind energy by 93.4 megawatts (MW) and add to the company’s commitment to achieve and maintain 100 percent renewable energy in Europe, Ball announced on Wednesday

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DOE Unveils $64M Funding Opportunity for Hydrogen R&D Projects

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $64 million in funds to finance 18 projects that aim to explore and drive the wide-scale production and usage of hydrogen in the U.S. The projects will focus on the production of electrolyzers and the development of high-strength carbon fiber for hydrogen storage tanks.

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Air Force’s Lauren Courchaine: New USAF Cyber Unit Provides More Robust Expert Team

U.S. Air Force

Col. Lauren Courchaine, commander of the U.S. Air Force's 67th Cyberspace Operations Group, said the service’s new cyber unit would enable it to leverage a more established team of cyber experts. The unit was launched last year and recently achieved a full operational capability designation.

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Future USS St. Louis Reaches Homeport

USS St. Louis

The U.S. Navy's 22nd littoral combat ship has arrived at its homeport of Mayport, Fla. Slated for commissioning in August, the future USS St. Louis (LCS 19) is the service branch's 10th Freedom-class vessel and the seventh ship to bear the name. 

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