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USAF, Industry Engage in Tech Discussions at Dayton Defense-Hosted Event; Leidos’ Roger Krone Quoted

Several industry representatives and the U.S. Air Force discussed emerging research and development efforts at the 2019 Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue in Ohio. “We have to get back to work and start thinking about everything that still needs to be done, and that will require a great deal of out-of-the-box thinking from each and every one of us,” Roger Krone, CEO of Leidos and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, said during his keynote speech.

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DARPA to Host DSO Industry Event

The Defense and Advanced Research Projects Agency’s defense science office will hold an industry event June 18 to discuss technical details in line with a broad agency announcement scheduled in the same month. The Discover DSO Day aims to provide information on the office’s objectives and methodologies used in streamlining and accelerating the proposal process, DARPA said Monday.

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Army Eyes Six OTA Awards Under ‘Enterprise IT as a Service’ Program

The U.S. Army plans to award six contracts under the Enterprise Information Technology as a Service program using its “other transaction” authority, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. “We are using the OTA process to do the prototyping of how to execute EITaaS more rapidly,” Tara Clements, a spokesperson for the Army’s program executive office for enterprise information systems, said in an email.

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