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Air Force Eyes Next Month’s Release of B-52 Engine Replacement RFP

The U.S. Air Force plans to issue a request for proposals in March for a planned contract to replace the engines of the aging B-52 Stratofortress bomber aircraft, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. The service aims to keep the B-52 operational through the 2050s by procuring 650 new engine systems that will replace the TF33 engines currently in use.

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Capt. Ben McNeal: Navy Wants Industry to Back IT Modernization, Compliance via NGEN Recompete

Navy Capt. Ben McNeal, program manager for Naval Enterprise Networks, has said the service wants industry to help upgrade the branch’s information technology systems within the budget while pursuing compliance, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. “One of the biggest things we are looking for is a way to trap the mouse with respect to how we can spend the dollars and get the dollars to go the furthest with respect to the limited dollars we have to spend and balancing between obsolescence and trying to transform in our current architecture,” he said Monday at the AFCEA Navy IT Day in Arlington, Va.

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GSA to Acquire Office Spaces to Meet Census 2020 Requirements

The General Services Administration plans to procure area census offices across the country to help fulfill a Census Bureau requirement for short-term leases as part of the Census 2020 program. GSA said Thursday that it will lease the spaces through the Automated Advanced Acquisition Program to help agency employees and encourage citizens …

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GSA’s Mary Davie Outlines IT Industry Feedback on Federal Acquisition

Mary Davie, assistant commissioner for the office of information technology category at the General Services Administration, has met with more than 50 representatives from IT services companies to discuss government contracting issues. Davie wrote in a blog post published Tuesday industry members want government acquisition and program personnel to be more accessible and respond …

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Mike Poth Offers Updates on FirstNet’s Acquisition Process for Public Safety Broadband Network at Senate Hearing

Mike Poth, CEO of the First Responder Network Authority, has testified before the members of a Senate Commerce subcommittee to discuss the procurement process for the proposed national public safety broadband network for first responders. Poth said in his testimony Tuesday that FirstNet’s source selection team has started the evaluation of …

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National Technical Information Service Seeks Joint Venture Partners for Federal Data Platform Dev’t Effort

The Commerce Department’s National Technical Information Service has asked companies, nonprofit and research organizations to submit proposals for the development of platforms and services that aim to streamline federal data collection, interoperability and analysis. NTIS said in a notice posted June 15 on the Federal Register selected organizations will collaborate …

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