Tag Archives: DoS

Thomas Afferton: Northrop to Help Update State Department’s Consular Systems Under $850M IDIQ

Thomas Afferton, vice president of civil solutions at Northrop Grumman, has said the company will help update legacy systems at the State Department‘s Bureau of Consular Affairs through a potential 10-year, $850 million contract. “We look forward to drawing on our deep experience in modernizing systems for defense, intel and civilian customers …

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State Department Intends Sole-Source Facial Recognition Software Contract Award to Idemia

The State Department plans to award a sole-source potential five-year contract for facial recognition software to Idemia. The contract for the Facial Recognition (FR) program will include a one-year base performance period and four one-year options, DoS said through a notice posted on June 5 on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Work …

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State Department Kicks Off Cloud Services Market Research

The Department of State‘s information resource management bureau is conducting market research into infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service offerings as part of a cloud migration project. DOS said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday IRM aims to migrate its information technology applications and services to cloud platforms authorized under the Federal Risk and Authorization …

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Kratos Gets State Dept OK to Market Tactical UAS in Europe, Asia Pacific; Steve Fendley Comments

The State Department has authorized Kratos Defense and Security Solutions to market a tactical unmanned aerial system in select countries within Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Mako is designed to operate independently or in conjunction with other UAS platforms to support manned aircraft in a contested airspace environment, Kratos said Tuesday. The UAS …

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FCi to Help State Dept Process Diplomatic Mails; Michael Petrucelli Comments

The State Department has awarded FCi Federal a five-year, $25.5 million prime contract to support DOS diplomatic pouch and mail services. FCi said Thursday it will help the department incoming and outgoing mails at two government-run facilities located in Virginia under the contract. Michael Petrucelli, executive vice president of corporate development at …

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XTec Secures $60M Task Order to Continue State Dept ID Mgmt System Support

XTec has received a potential three-year, $60 million task order to continue to provide project management and technical support services for the State Department‘s enterprise identity management system. XTec said Thursday the order contains one base year and four six-month options and falls under a blanket purchase agreement that was based on the company’s Federal Supply …

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Air Force Issues Airborne ISR Data Link System RFI

The U.S. Air Force has published a request for information on data links that the military branch can integrate with airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. A notice posted Aug. 17 on FedBizOpps website stated the Air Force seeks a data link system that is designed to comply with the International Traffic in …

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State Dept Approves France’s $90M Request of Lockheed-Made Unitary Rocket Pods

The State Department has approved a request by France to purchase Lockheed Martin-built unitary rocket pods and other related resources from the U.S. government under a $90 million foreign military sales agreement between both countries. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification to notify Congress of France’s request to buy Guided Multiple Launch …

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