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NASA Awards Vertex Aerospace $150M IDIQ Contract to Support AFRC Aircraft Operations; Ed Boyington Quoted

Vertex Aerospace has received a five-year, $150 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, mixed contract for aircraft operations support at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in Edwards, California, the company announced on Monday.  

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Ravenswood Receives $555M IDIQ Contract to Support Army, National Guard Training Program, Dan Donoghue Quoted

Army Contracting Command–Orlando has awarded Ravenswood Solutions a potential five-year, $555 million indefinite delivery/ indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the Army National Guard's (ARNG) eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) program, Ravenswood announced on Friday

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Lori Ruderman: HHS Uses AI, Robotic Process Automation for ‘Buy Smarter’ Initiative

The Department of Health and Human Services is preparing to transition to the production phase its “Reimagined - Buy Smarter” program, which uses artificial intelligence to accelerate data analysis to identify cost-saving concepts and help with price comparisons, Federal News Network reported Friday. “Buy Smarter is an innovative opportunity for HHS to look at our category management, break down some stove pipes, and consolidate our requirements across the department,” Lori Ruderman, senior adviser and co-lead for Buy Smarter, said on the network’s Federal Monthly Insights - Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

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GAO: Federal Agencies’ Annual IDIQ Contract Obligations Exceeded $130B in Fiscal Years 2011-2015

The Government Accountability Office has found that federal agencies spent more than $130 billion per year on indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts between fiscal years 2011 and 2015. GAO said in a report published Thursday that figure represented about a third of the federal government’s total contract obligations. The report also identified the departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, …

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Tom Sharpe: GSA Seeks to Update Multiple Award Schedules Program Through Transactional Data Reporting Rule

The General Services Administration has published a final rule that would require federal contractors to report transactional acquisition data as well as eliminate price reduction clause and commercial sales practices disclosure requirements for contractors. Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday, the …

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FAA Seeks Academic Partners for UAS Center of Excellence

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a final solicitation on its program to create a center of excellence for unmanned aircraft systems that would leverage cost sharing and research collaboration among industry, government and academia. According to the notice issued Aug. 12, the FAA intends to sign cooperative agreements and award grants and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts to CoE team …

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