Tag Archives: Program Executive Office

Cyber Command Sees Procurement Opportunities After Budget Limit Removal

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Congress lifted U.S. Cyber Command's $75 million spending limit and USCYBERCOM leaders believe this action would allow for creative procurement strategies. Sharothi Pikar, the command's acquisition executive, said fully removing the procurement ceiling would allow USCYBERCOM to more flexibly address operational requirements. Congress lifted the procurement limit through the recent National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). 

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Army Holds UAS Demo Event

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The U.S. Army is conducting a demonstration activity to assess four air vehicles that may serve as potential successors to the service branch's RQ-7 Shadow fleet. The Army can transport each air vehicle via CH-47 Chinook helicopters or organic ground vehicles in a move to enable tactical maneuverability. The event is slated to run through March 5th.

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Jim Smith: SOCOM Advances AI Training, Education

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Jim Smith, acquisition executive at Special Operations Command (SOCOM), said SOCOM is working to educate and train leaders and personnel in artificial intelligence in support of missions and other capabilities. Smith noted that SOCOM formed a new program executive office for special operations forces digital applications to help advance AI adoption.

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Serco Awarded $43 Million Contract to Deliver Engineering and Design for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Small Surface Combatant Vessels; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Serco announced on Thursday that the U.S. Navy’s Guided Missile Frigate FFG(X) Program Executive Office (PEO) for Unmanned and Small Combatants has awarded the company a potential five-year, $43 million contract to support the development of the Navy’s next multi-mission Small Surface Combatant.

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Army Demos Search-And-Rescue Systems in Earthquake Simulation

The U.S. Army replicated a 5.7-magnitude earthquake to assess and demonstrate the Program Executive Office's crisis-response technologies at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri. The service branch said Wednesday that it fielded search-and-rescue systems to free roleplaying victims from simulated debris and collapsed buildings.

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Profile: Bryon Young, Executive Director of Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground

Bryon Young serves as the executive director of the Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. He oversees the execution of contracts that support research and development initiatives across the U.S. Army as well as mission critical contracting work for warfighters, program executive office and institutional customers of the military branch. …

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