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Comprehensive Operational Analysis – Request for Proposals (RFP)

Valley Transit is seeking  proposals to perform a Comprehensive Operational Analysis of its transit service.  It is the intention of Valley Transit to develop a COA in 2020 that reflects the new financial environment.  A consultant team with qualifications in the following areas is sought: a) transit service (route) analysis; b) demand response and flex-route service planning; c) transit service ...

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NAVSEA Issues RFP For LCS Lethality And Survivability Upgrade, LUSV Combat System

The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare System (PEO IWS) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) lethality and survivability upgrades and the Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle (LUSV) combat system. The RFP was issued on beta.sam.gov on May 22, 2020. The solicitation reads: The purpose of this update is to ...

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Record Month for eBidding Procurement Between Government Entities, Businesses with DemandStar

During Coronavirus Pandemic, eBidding Grows Faster Than Ever SEATTLE, May 27, 2020 As governments look for private-sector help without personal contact, a record number of government entities last month turned to DemandStar, an online eBidding network connecting local and national businesses with government entities, the company reported today. April saw the fastest growth in over a decade as fifteen new government ...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: The Housing Authority of Skagit County

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (General Contractor Services) Notice The Housing Authority of Skagit County is soliciting proposals from Washington general contractors for a new project consisting of 51 housing units in Mt. Vernon, WA on a 4.58-acre site located at 4100 E. College Way. Contractors meeting minimum requirements must submit to Lucy Zappone a written proposal, according to published criteria, by ...

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US Air Force launches contest to replace the B-52 bomber’s engine

A B-52 Stratofortress crew chief assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron marshals his aircraft on the flight line Aug. 22, 2015, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. (Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel/U.S. Air Force) WASHINGTON — General Electric, Rolls-Royce, and Pratt & Whitney will compete for the chance to outfit the U.S. Air Force’s B-52 bomber fleet with new engines, ...

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NPPGov Public Safety GPO Expands Offerings to EMS Market

NPPGov Public Safety GPO, a provider of public safety cooperative purchasing, has recently added additional offerings specifically tailored for emergency medical services (EMS).   Recent additions to the portfolio include Medline Industries, Zoll Medical Corporation, Life-Assist, Ferno, SourceMark, LabSource, Digital Alley, AXON and McKesson. NPPGov owns all the agreements they offer to their members.  NPPGov currently offers more than 100 ...

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Neighborcare won’t renew clinic lease

Health care provider did not provide set date for departure, but clinic lease expires in October. Neighborcare Health announced on Friday that it intends to leave the clinic at Sunrise Ridge behind. No date is set for Neighborcare’s eventual departure from the island, though Neighborcare’s lease at the clinic will expire in October. “We don’t know anything beyond that. We ...

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CMMC Accreditation Launch Moving Forward Despite Pandemic, Arrington Says

Though some regulatory procedures have been impacted, accreditation board is already working with industry. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen M. Lord, Kevin Faheny and Katie Arrington speak at a press briefing at the Pentagon in January. Spurred on by several national-level reports on cyber readiness and what must be done to improve cybersecurity both in government ...

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US pressure over China prompts Israeli review of $1.5bn tender

Additional checks on bidding for desalination plant comes ahead of Pompeo visit US secretary of state Mike Pompeo is expected to spend a few hours on the ground meeting Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday © AFP Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will force additional checks on whether a Hong Kong-based company will be allowed to bid for the ...

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University Place City Is Seeking Consultant/Team Of Consultants For Housing Action Plan

The deadline to submit proposal is June 1. Proposals submitted after the due date and time will not be considered. Press release from the City of University Place: May 12, 2020 Notice is hereby given that the City of University Place, Washington is seeking a consultant or a team of consultants for a Housing Action Plan. Proposals may be filed with ...

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Missile Defense Agency (MDA) releases solicitation for Next-Generation Interceptor (NGI) for missile defense

Solicitation is for designing, developing, and fielding capabilities for the important purpose of defending the American homeland. WASHINGTON – The fight to build America’s next missile interceptor has officially begun. Defense News reports. Continue reading original article The Military & Aerospace Electronics take: 8 May 2020 — The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, Ala., has released its request for proposal for its Next-Generation Interceptor (NGI). ...

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E8 Unveils Decarbon8-US, a New Philanthropic Impact Fund to Democratize and Amplify Investment in Cleantech Startups

As the world works to recover from COVID-19, a Northwest coalition’s fund allows anyone to support the innovation needed to build a more resilient future The decarbonization pathways targeted for Decarbon8-US investments are linked to established climate change goals. SEATTLE, May 8, 2020 — E8, an angel investor community committed to cleantech in support of both profit and ecological sustainability, unveiled ...

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AWS Fires Back At Microsoft As JEDI Cloud Battle Rages: ‘We Won’t Back Down’

The war of words is heating up between Microsoft and AWS as the Pentagon is rejigging the JEDI cloud RFP behind closed doors. After a Microsoft executive urged Amazon Web Services to “stand down” on its JEDI protests, his Amazon counterpart pledged Friday to keep contesting the award of the military’s lucrative cloud transformation contract to its hyperscale rival. “We won’t ...

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Microsoft VP Asks AWS To ‘Stand Down’ On JEDI Cloud Protests

After Amazon filed a new agency protest with the Pentagon, Microsoft exec Frank Shaw says the military is poised to benefit from the latest advances in enterprise cloud ‘only if Amazon gets out of the way.’ But AWS says it only wants a fair evaluation after the military amended behind the scenes its RFP for a deficiency identified by a ...

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Esper Orders SDA To Link C2 Networks For All-Domain Ops

JADC2 is a way for the individual service C2 networks to “all have the same networking infrastructure to talk to one another,” says SDA Director Derek Tournear. SDA Data Transport Layer WASHINGTON: Defense Secretary Mark Esper has ordered the military services to look to the Space Development Agency’s developing “data transport” satellites to connect their separate command and control systems ...

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