SAIC wins $800M US Army modeling and simulation engineering contract

The U.S. Army awarded Science Applications International Corp. a single-award contract worth approximately $800 million to continue providing engineering and professional support services to the Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Aviation & Missile Center (DEVCOM AvMC), Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration (S3I) Directorate, Reston, VA-based SAIC announced April 7. During the potential five-year,...

Becky John named ECS business development VP

Fairfax, VA-based ECS announced on April 7 Becky John has been named vice president of business development. In this role, John will focus on leading strategic growth efforts and developing collaborative solutions with federal government customers to best meet their mission objectives. She will also lead ECS’ business development operations group. Previously, John served as the vice president of capture, working across ECS supporting...

USCYBERCOM posts WOLFDOOR RFI

On April 6, the United Stated Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) released a request for information for WOLFDOOR Cross Domain Solution (CDS) support services. Responses are due by 5:00 p.m. Eastern on April 27. The WOLFDOOR Cross Domain Program Office was established in 2018, with the deployment and fielding of the WOLFDOOR Cross Domain Solution (CDS), a cyber-operations-focused Guard Farm, capable of moving data securely between USCYBERCOM,...

CMMC Accreditation Body forms industry advisory council

The Bethesda, MD-based CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB), the sole authoritative source for operationalizing CMMC assessments and training by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), announced on April 6 the formation of one of the strongest and most important Industry Advisory Councils (IAC) in cybersecurity. The CMMC-AB IAC mission is to provide a unified voice as representatives of Organizations Seeking Certification (OSCs) to supply...

BAE Systems tests SABER

McLean, VA-based BAE Systems announced on April 5 that it  successfully flight tested its Small Adaptive Bank of Electronic Resources (SABER) technology, paving the way for a critical software upgrade to the EC-37B Compass Call, a next-generation electronic warfare aircraft. Teams from both BAE Systems and the U.S. Air Force conducted tests on 11 flights of an EC-130H from Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. The SABER system is...

ENSCO acquires Exostrategies

On April 2, Springfield, VA-based ENSCO, Inc. announced it has acquired Colorado Springs, CO-based Exostrategies for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is part of a growth strategy that will allow ENSCO to expand its capabilities and better serve its aerospace and national security customers in Colorado and across the United States. Exostrategies implements proactive and disruptive processes, strategies and solutions for the space...

AF DCGS to host ADReSS Industry Day

The AF DCGS program office is hosting an Industry Day on 3 May 2021, to solicit feedback from interested industry representatives in support of the program offices market research efforts for the future ADReSS IDIQ contract. This market research will help to identify potential sources that possess the expertise and capabilities to support this multiple award contract and meet the requirements of the ADReSS effort. Responsibilities...

Army posts BEAGLE RFP

On April 2, the U.S. Army posted a request for proposals for the Behavioristic Electromagnetic Spectrum Assessment General Learning Engine (BEAGLE). Develop an automated AI-based spectrum interface capability across the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) range that monitors RF signals in order to identify, classify, track and predict detected signals over frequency bands for signal interference detection and signals analysis. Currently,...

EOP seeks cybersecurity training tool

On April 2 the Executive Office of the President (EOP), Office of Administration (OA), Procurement Contracting Management Division (PCMD) posted a request for information (RFI) to assist in the procurement of a cyber awareness/cybersecurity training tool. The objectives of the RFI are to get a broad overview of what is available in the marketplace, to gain familiarity with the current market for a particular supply or service, and to...

DARPA releases TRIAD AIE

On April 1, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is issuing an Artificial Intelligence Exploration (AIE) Opportunity entitled Tensors for Reprogrammable Intelligent Array Demonstrations (TRIAD), which invites submissions of innovative basic or applied research concepts in the technical domain of Artificial Intelligence, Modeling, and Simulation. Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 30. Electromagnetic...