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USAF Space Command Releases RFI to Drive 5G Wireless Connectivity in Space

5G Wireless Connectivity

The U.S. Air Force’s Space Command has issued a request for information (RFI) for space 5G to improve data transportation for ground and space-based communications. With the space-based transport layers of the next-generation network, the military has the potential to expand its ability to move data, communicate and support enterprise networks with more bandwidth. 

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VA Issues RFI for Enterprise IT Strategic Planning Support Services

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The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking information on potential industry sources that could support the requirements of the enterprise strategic planning and governance directorate within VA’s office of information and technology. The enterprise strategic planning effort will have a three-year performance period, including two one-year options. Responses to the RFI are due March 3rd.

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NHTSA Publishes Vehicle Cybersecurity Guidance Draft

Cyber Diplomacy

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking inputs for an updated draft of a guidance document that aims to help the vehicle industry further enhance its cybersecurity. NHTSA aims to provide organizations with methods in gauging and responding to residual risks linked with cybersecurity concerns in motor vehicles.

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GSA Begins 2021 With Release of Two RFIs, Draft Solicitation for Polaris; Keith Nakasone, Allen Hill Quoted

GSA Transactional Data

The General Services Administration (GSA) started calendar year 2021 with the release of a draft request for proposals for the Polaris governmentwide acquisition contract and two requests for information for machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities and a plan to come up with a new contract vehicle for professional services. 

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HHS Needs Info on Technologies to Improve Health Care in Underserved Areas; Brett Giroir Quoted

HHS Technology

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks input on how to better address chronic diseases and improve the U.S. health care system in underserved communities via innovative technologies. HHS said Tuesday its Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) released a request for information in search of ways to apply artificial intelligence, apps, biosensors and other modern technologies to health care.

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USSF Solicits Input to Shape Commercial Space Access Expansion Strategy

Space Control

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) has issued a request for information on transformational approaches to expand space access, mobility and logistics operations as part of plans to establish a technology research, development, test and evaluation program. SMC/ECL is also looking to deploy technologies that “can be on-ramped when available,” the notice states.

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BAE Systems Responds to JMOD RFI to Deliver Integration Support; Andy Latham Quoted

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has responded to a Request for Information (RFI) from the Japanese Ministry of Defense (JMOD), the company reported on Thursday. Within the company’s response, BAE has proposed a package of integration support to Japan’s F-X next generation fighter development program. “We firmly believe that we can add significant value to the F-X program," said Andy Latham.

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NAVAIR Seeks Industry Help to Engineer Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Tech

Naval Air Systems Command

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) wants information on potential sources of engineering and technical support services to a NAVAIR division responsible for ensuring that aircraft, weapons and ground equipment could function in electromagnetic environments. The division aims to identify and correct electromagnetic interference issues in deployed platforms through its Air Systems EMI Corrective Action Program.

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DoD Clarifies Issues on National 5G Network; Russ Goemaere Quoted

5G

Russ Goemaere, a spokesperson for the Department of Defense (DoD), said a request for information released in September 2020 that seeks to help DoD understand how dynamic spectrum sharing can back lethality, training and readiness. Goemaere said in a statement that the department “does not intend to own and operate a national 5G network.”

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GSA, DoE Launch RFI for Resource-Efficient Technologies

DOE

The General Services Administration (GSA) has partnered with the Department of Energy (DoE) to issue a Request for Information (RFI), GSA reported on Wednesday. The agencies seek to receive responses from vendors on resource-efficient technologies that improve commercial building health and resilience. The RFI will be open for submissions until Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. 

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