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Brian Goodger: NITAAC Eyes March Release of $40B CIO-SP4 IT Support Contract Solicitation

Brian Goodger

Brian Goodger, acting director of the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC), said NITAAC plans to issue a request for proposals for the potential $40 billion Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners IV contract. He said NITAAC will adopt a three-phased approach to the evaluation of bids for the governmentwide acquisition contract to immediately address any potential complaints. 

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Joseph Evans: DoD Expects Five ‘Tranche 1’ Bases for 5G Experimentation to Be Operational by Fall

Joseph Evans

Joseph Evans, principal director for 5G within the office of the undersecretary for research and engineering at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD has made advances in setting up the five “Tranche 1” sites for 5G testing and experimentation efforts and expects those testbeds to be operational by the fall of 2021. 

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BAE Systems Responds to US Army RFP, Offering ARCHER Howitzer; Chris King Quoted

ARCHER Howitzer

BAE Systems has responded to the U.S. Army’s July 30th request for proposals for a 155 mm wheeled gun system, offering the ARCHER howitzer for participation in the Army’s “shoot off” evaluation. “ARCHER is a mature, proven system that can quickly get into the fight and strike enemy targets at long ranges,” said Chris King.

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NASA Issues Solicitation for Lunar Sample Collection Services; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine

NASA has released its solicitation for soil sample and materials collection services as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration program. NASA plans to enlist a company to collect 50 to 500 grams of lunar regolith or rock samples from the moon and purchase a quantity of the materials from the selected contractor.

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IRS Seeks Methods to Improve Procurement via Labor Data

IRS

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has launched a $7M solicitation to help the U.S. government improve deliveries of products and services. The solicitation calls for industry to propose ideas on how to gather, analyze, visualize and manage labor data relevant to procurement. The agency launched the solicitation through the Pilot IRS experimental contract vehicle.

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USAID Searches for M&A Data Service

USAID

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a solicitation for a subscription-based database that stores content on mergers and acquisitions. USAID said Friday in a SAM notice it plans to award a potential five-year contract for a database that features M&A data from the year 2000 onwards and can accommodate near-real-time updates.

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GSA Extends Bid Submission Deadline for E-Marketplace Solicitation; Laura Stanton Quoted

The General Services Administration moved to extend for another two weeks the deadline for responses to its solicitation for e-commerce platforms after it received more than 70 questions from industry regarding the request for proposals, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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Laura Stanton: GSA’s E-Commerce Proof-of-Concept Seeks to Capture Spending Data Related to Micro-Purchases

Laura Stanton, deputy assistant commissioner for category management at the General Services Administration, said a plan to field an e-marketplace platform seeks to provide GSA and other agencies better visibility into their spending, Federal Times reported Friday.

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