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Akima Subsidiary Wins Spot on USAF's $14B Aircraft Maintenance IDIQ; Scott Rauer Quoted

Scott Rauer, president of Akima's Facilities Solutions Group.

Akima Logistics Services, an Akima subsidiary, has secured a position on the ten-year, $14 billion Aircraft Maintenance Enterprise Solution (ACES) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract. “We are proud to continue our support of vital Air Force missions and eager to provide effective, efficient, and innovative solutions,“ said Scott Rauer, president of Akima's Facilities Solutions Group.

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PAE Secures Spot on State Department's $3.3B Global Support Strategy 2.0 Contract

John Heller, president and CEO of PAE

PAE has been named as one of three prime contractors on the U.S. Department of State's potential ten-year, $3.3 billion Global Support Strategy 2.0 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle. “Leveraging our innovative capabilities, enhanced through our 2017 acquisition of FCi Federal, we believe PAE is uniquely positioned to deliver proprietary, customized, technology-enabled solutions for the State Department, adding to our expanding and diverse portfolio of support for the U.S. government,“ said John Heller, president and CEO of PAE and a 2020 Wash100 awardee.

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Air Force Plans $1B ACT 3 Contract Vehicle for Cybersecurity Advancements

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The U.S. Air Force has announced the third iteration of its Agile Cyber Technology (ACT) contract vehicle at an approximate value of $1 billion, open to small businesses, FedScoop reported Thursday. The Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) recently published a pre-solicitation notice for the ACT 3 contract, noting that it will expedite cybersecurity research and development.

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Jerry McGinn: Federal Government Adopting ‘All-of-the-Above’ Approach to Acquisition

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University's School of Business, said the federal government is implementing an “all-of-the-above“ approach to procurement as it responds to the coronavirus pandemic, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. “They are doing [Other Transaction Authorities], they are doing contract ramping, commercial production, they are doing things like the Defense Production Act, so lots of different efforts,“ McGinn said of federal agencies.

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Mike Leff: AT&T to Help Department of Navy Transition to FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network

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The Department of the Navy has agreed to deploy a national public safety broadband network from AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority across Navy and Marine Corps installations in the U.S., Seeking Alpha reported Monday. “We are honored to help the Department of the Navy transition to the FirstNet public safety communications platform,“ said Mike Leff, vice president for defense at AT&T's public sector business.

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Two More Vendors to Have ATOs on GSA's EIS Telecom Contract Soon; Verizon's Michael Maiorana Quoted

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A spokesperson for the General Services Administration said two more companies are expected to secure in the next few weeks an authority to operate under GSA's 15-year, $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle for telecommunications and information technology services, Nextgov reported FridayMichael Maiorana, senior vice president for public sector at Verizon, told Nextgov that the company is close to getting the final approval for the ATO.

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CenturyLink's David Young: ATOs Give Agencies Opportunity to Kick Off EIS Transition

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David Young, CenturyLink's senior vice president for strategic government, told FCW in an interview published Friday that the company expects agencies to start awarding task orders soon to contractors with authority to operate under the General Services Administration's 15-year, $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle. CenturyLink has become the first vendor to secure an ATO on the EIS contract for telecommunications and information technology services.

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