Tag Archives: RFI

DARPA Seeks Sensor Tech for Unmanned Surface Vessels; Scott Littlefield Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking information on nonradar technology that would help new unmanned surface vessels under the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program identify objects in its vicinity. DARPA said Thursday the request for information focuses on delivering the capability to track and classify those objects and direct autonomous …

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Army Issues RFI on Multimodal Fusion for Intelligence Processing Operations

The U.S. Army is seeking information on multimodal signal and fusion processor technology to support intelligence operations and boost the processing, exploitation and dissemination of intelligence data collected across different platforms. The Army Contracting Command said in a FedBizOpps notice published Feb. 18 that the technology will help the service’s Communications-Electronic Research, Development and Engineering Center …

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DISA Issues RFI on Sources of Endpoint Security Capabilities

The Defense Information Systems Agency is requesting information on potential industry sources in the planning and development of next-generation endpoint security system capabilities and technologies. DISA said in a notice posted Monday on FedBizOpps that it is looking for solutions that secure endpoints from advanced persistent threats and tools that manage endpoint operating …

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DHS Seeks Method to Automate Cyber Defense

The Department of Homeland Security has reached out to industry for ideas on how to automatically defend cyber systems and networks against attacks. DHS issued a request for information on Dec. 3 that indicates the agency’s plan to create an automated environment for monitoring security risks to government infrastructure. The …

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Air Force Wants Info on Aerial Directional Data Links, Networks

The U.S. Air Force has asked industry to submit information on a directional tactical data links and networks that are designed to work at higher frequencies. A Nov. 18 request for information calls for details on industry offerings and research and development efforts on tactical data links and interoperable networking systems. The service also seeks industry input on waveform agility …

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Pentagon to Examine Commercial Cloud-Data Center Integration Ideas

The Defense Department is exploring two options to integrate commercial cloud services into the agency’s data centers, Information Week reported Friday. Jai Vijayan writes the Defense Information Systems Agency has released a request for information in search of ideas from industry on ways to have cloud vendors deliver services to the U.S. military using DoD’s network …

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Navy to Hold Technical Interchange Meetings With Industry on Aircraft Replacement Concerns

The Department of the Navy will conduct a series of technical interchange meetings with industry ahead of a scheduled analysis of alternatives in 2015 on potential replacements for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. A notice posted Tuesday on FedBizOpps says the Naval Air System Command‘s Warfare Analysis and Integration Department plans to build on its …

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GSA Issues Government-wide Cloud RFI

The General Services Administration Office of Government-wide Policy has issued a request for information on how to implement a privacy-enhanced, cloud-based, federated credential exchange service. The request for information supports the Federal Cloud Credential Exchange Tiger Team, a program that aims to help agencies move identity management systems on the …

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Special Ops Seeking New Mobile Vehicle Comm Network

The Defense Department is looking to industry for a wireless network that could connect motor vehicles, unmanned aircraft and troops on ground, NextGov reports.  According to a Monday request for information, the U.S. Special Operations Command wants the floating network to have minimal-fixed infrastructure and connect troops via commercial devices. …

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Army Issues RFI for Touchscreen Device Gloves

The U.S. Army wants form-fitting gloves for soldiers that use mobile devices and tablets in the field, InformationWeek reports.  Touchscreen devices react to bioelectrons in the users’ hands and the Army said protective cases soldiers use make it difficult to effectively use fielded devices. According to a request for information …

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Massachusetts Taking Bids for $750M IT Contract

The state of Massachusetts is looking to award a $750 million contract for a network services project, Deltek’s GovWin blog reported Friday. The state released a formal solicitation March 7, more than seven months after releasing a request for information. According to Deltek, the award will be divided amongst 31 …

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USCIS Wants Customer Service to Go Mobile

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is contemplating how to include mobile devices in its system for providing customer service. The Department of Homeland Security issued a request for information Wednesday on behalf of USCIS for “planning purposes.” DHS wants information on incorporating mobile applications into its customer service avenues.  DHS …

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