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Raytheon, Leidos, Booz Allen among Dozens to Split $12 Billion Army IT Contract – DoD Daily Contract

Caroline D'Agati / Sep 25, 2018

The long-awaited contract is for Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-3 (ITES-3S) services. The Army Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) will use the ITES-3S as its primary source to manage commercial IT contracts.

UN General Assembly Day One – North Korean Denuclearization and an Encouraging Trade Agreement for the U.S.

Tom McCuin / Sep 25, 2018

Though concrete evidence of North Korean denuclearization still is lacking, Secretary of State Pompeo is optimistic. But amid nuclear scares on the Korean peninsula, there’s some good news being lost in the shuffle.

Boeing Beats the Competition to Replace the UH-1N Huey Helicopter Fleet – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / Sep 24, 2018

The $2.38 Billion contract will provide for up to 84 MH-139 helicopters, training devices, and associated support equipment to replace the UH-1N. One of the MH-139’s new tasks will be in USAF nuclear deterrence operations.

As U.N. Gathers, Trumpian Diplomacy Is on the World Stage

Tom McCuin / Sep 24, 2018

The U.N meets in NYC this week and critics fear the president’s brash brand of diplomacy. But with threats from Iran, DPRK and others, the watching world still knows it faces bigger dangers than Trump’s manners.

President Moon’s Trip to North Korea: Progress or Pageantry?

Tom McCuin / Sep 21, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in was in the North this week for another “historic” summit that has produced sound and fury, pageantry, great photos, and grand pronouncements – but little real progress.

Summit Tech, Analytic Services, Tauri Group, Information International, and Battelle Memorial Awarded Navy WMD Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / Sep 20, 2018

The contract will provide professional services in the areas of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense and countering weapons of mass destruction operational and risk analysis.

What is the Hatch Act and Why Does it Matter for Federal Employees?

Tom McCuin / Sep 20, 2018

At its core, the Hatch Act prevents federal employees from engaging in partisan political activity during work hours. It takes enforcement of the act seriously – just ask Stuart Karaffa, a State Department employee.

Defense Threat Reductions Agency Awards Culmen International for its Cooperative Threat Reduction Program – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / Sep 19, 2018

The mission of the CTR Program is to partner with willing countries to reduce threat from weapons of mass destruction and related materials, technologies, facilities, and expertise. 

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