Tag Archives: DoD

Ellen Lord: DoD to Focus on Counter-UAS Tech in 2020

Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, said the Department of Defense intends to prioritize technologies that counter small enemy unmanned aircraft systems, C4ISRnet reported Wednesday. DoD will streamline efforts into three to five anti-drone systems for department-wide deployment, Lord, who is also a 2019 Wash100 winner, told reporters Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

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GovCon Expert Alan Chvotkin: Small Businesses Need New Cyber Compliance for DoD Contracting

Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, said small businesses would need to comply with a new cybersecurity standard for approval to work on Department of Defense contracts, FCW reported Tuesday.

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DoD Calls for Additional 5G Tech Dev’t Ideas

The Department of Defense is seeking additional input from the private sector to build 5G technology platforms for upcoming experimentation efforts at Naval Base San Diego in California and Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington.

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Parsons Awarded $7.5B DoD IT IDIQ Contract; Veronica Kazaitis Quoted

Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Parsons a prime position on a potential five-year, $7.5 billion multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Systems, Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI) to enhance how warfighters engage with DoD’s information technology, Parsons announced on Monday

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