GovCon Snapshots for the Week of July 30 to August 5, 2018

Government Contractors daily Snapshots are a way to quickly summaries popular news stories that relate to the GovCon industry, and connect readers to sources, press releases, and other information. In an age where we are often overloaded with information, our goal here is to deliver quick-bites of important information, as well as the means to get greater detail.
Weather Channel Video Footage of Hurricane Michael Disaster
Hurricane Michael, a storm that quickly grew into a Category 4 Hurricane by the time it reached Florida, caused massive devastation across several states. The storm has moved out to
Countdown Clock
Time is running out for federal agencies (defense and civilian) to spend billions of dollars that Congress allocated. According to Nextgov’s Executive Editor, Frank Konkel, Nancy Marshall-Genzer of WESA (90.5
F35A Lightening - US Air Force
Congress has increased Defense spending in a number of areas, often exceeding what the DoD has requested. However, despite having a large amount of unobligated money, contract awards have been
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard with USS San Juan - Los Angeles Class Submarine
The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine will receive $162 million for upgrades in the 2019 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill. Source: Defense bill with $162M for Maine shipyard upgrades sent
United States Navy - NGEN - Next Generation Enterprise Network
NGEN, the Navy’s main IT contract, is one of the most substantial opportunities for IT contractors this year thanks to a government-wide prioritization of updating agencies’ outdated technology. Per a recent presoliciation posting,
Summary: Sentar, a Women-Owned Small Business, has been awarded a $47 million task order by The Department of the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWARSYSCEN Atlantic). The
Summary: The General Services Administration released a presolicitation (Pre-Sol) on May 17, 2018, for a $2.5 billion contract called NewPay. NewPay will be a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) competed through

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