Monthly E-Newsletter (August '19)



💰 FY19 Spending Update

Total FY19 Obligations*: $407M

  • Largest FedGov Spender*: DOD (+$246B) <- click here to see the rest!

  • Smallest FedGov Spender*: CSHIB (-$155K)

  • Largest Vendor Awardee*: Lockheed Martin (+$33B, 8%) <- click here to see the rest!

  • Smallest Vendor Awardee*: Amwaj Al-Sahel Company (+$169K)

  • Other Transaction Obligations*: +$4.7B

*FPDS Data Pulled for 10/01/2018 - 08/29/2019
Disclaimer: DoD data takes up to 90 days to be entered into FPDS. FPDS does not include classified spending.



⏰ Contracts Update 


AO issued RFI for Electronic Public Access (EPA) Services Assessment under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1392502)


Army/ACC issued dPWS for Army Training Models

Army/ACC issued final RFP for Leadership Resiliency Training

Army/NGB issued contract award for Culminating Training Event (CTE) and Task Proficiency Evaluation (TPE) Services

Amy/ACC issued final RFP for Labor Support

Army issued final RFQ for Combat Health System Analyst

Army/ACC issued $21M contract award to MEC Energy Services for Staffing Support Services

Army/ACC issued final RFP for Administrative and Logistics Services Support

Army/ACC issued final RFP for Baldrige Application Services

Army/ACC issued final RFQ for 21st TSC G9 Government/Counter-Government Training

Army/ACC issued final RFQ for Cultural Diversity Assessment

Army/CHRA released final RFQ for Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1390627)

Army/NGB issued final RFP for Special Operations Planner

Army/NGB issued pre-solicitation notice for Centralized National Guard HCP Credentialing & Privileging

Army/NGB issued sources sought for MEDLOG Supply Manager

Army/USACE issued sole source contract award for Leadership Development Workshops Using Case-Ex Videos for the Environmental Lab: Focus on Military Program Research Team Leads

Army/USAMC issued RFI for Activity and Mobility Promotion (AMP) Implementation and Consultation

Army/USAMRDC issued final RFQ for Human Subjects Protection (HSP) Personnel Management and Support Services for USAMRDC ORP Program Office


CNCS issued final RFP for Unlimited Training Contract

CNCS issued final RFQ for AmeriCorps NCCC Impact Studies


DARPA issued final RFP for Semantic Forensics (SemaFor) BAA

DARPA announced Young Faculty Award (YFA) Program. DARPA is particularly interested in identifying outstanding researchers who have previously not been performers on DARPA programs.

DARPA issued new award to General Electric Research under Guaranteed Architecture for Physical Security (GAPS) BAA

DARPA issued new award to Galois under Guaranteed Architecture for Physical Security (GAPS) BAA


DHS/CBP issued $5M sole source task order award to Deloitte under EAGLE II IDIQ for Biometrics Entry/Exit and Border Security Improvements

DHS/USCG issued final RFP for Bridgeport Harbor Geographical Response under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1392303)

DHS/CBP issued final RFP for CBP LI Leadership Training Services

DHS/ICE issued $4.3M contract award to Marshall University for Opioid Crisis Services

DHS/ICE issued sole source contract award for Web-Based Ported Number Look-up Search Support

DHS/TSA issued sole source contract for Transportation Security Administration Systems Integration Facility (TSIF) Checked Baggage Inspection System (CBIS)

DHS/USCG issued $7.4M contract award for Business Management Support Services for C4ITSC Command Strategic PM Support

DHS/USCIS issued final RFP for Biometrics Development, Security, and Operations (BDSO) under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1390939)

DHS/USSS issued final RFP for National Recruitment and Advertising Campaign

DHS/USSS issued sole source contract award to Peter Langman for Subject Matter Expert Services for Targeted Violence Safe School Project


DIA issued sole source contract award for CMS Support and Enhancements


DISA/DITCO issued final RFP for Travel Telecommunications Services - IV


DLA issued RFI for Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Reform Initiative Implementation

DLA issued RFI for ENERGY FENA - Inventory Accountability Division Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1391037)

DLA issued final RFP for Weapon System Sustainment Program (WSSP) BAA

DLA issued final RFP for Weapon System Sustainment Program (WSSP) BAA


DOC released final RFQ for National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) Informational Video under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1391334)

DOC/Census issued a new $5M sole source contract award and 6-month extension/modification to Booz Allen Hamilton for Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Program Management Office (PMO) Enterprise Architecture (EA) Support Services

DOC/NIST issued final RFP for FirstNet Brand Alignment Services



DoDEA issued sole source contract award for Saunders- Arbitration Services


DOE issued contract award to Hyperion Technologies for FedTech Commercialization program for the National Nuclear Security Administration Office of Strategic Partnership Programs, NA-10.1, and DOE OTT


DOI/BOR issued sources sought for Architect and Engineering Services IDIQ

DOI/BSEE issued final RFP for Proposed Research on Development of Strategies, Techniques, and/or Technologies for Inhibiting Emulsions during an Oil Spill Response BAA

DOI/IBC issued final RFQ for Privacy and Civil Liberty Oversight Board (PCLOB) Agency Website under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1389078)

DOI/IBC issued sole source award to Willis Towers Watson for Safety Culture and Climate Survey for the NRC OIG under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1392486)

DOI/NPS issued final RFP for Forest Management Roll-out Plan at MS NRRA

DOI/NPS issued final RFQ for Common Learning Portal xAPI Activity Builder Content Development under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1388568)

DOI/NPS issued final RFP for Museum Business Plan, Vancouver, WA

DOI/NPS issued final RFP for Scenario Planning IDIQ


DOJ issued final RFP for Technical Assistance Program Coordinator

DOJ issued final RFQ for Controlled Substance Ordering Systems under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392500)

DOJ issued final RFQ for Media Partner under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1391765)

DOJ/FBI cancels Facilities Integration Tool (FIT) RFQ under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392039)


DOL issued final RFP for EBSA Statistical Support and Data Analysis under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1391545)

DOL issued final RFP for RSA PRODUCT AGREEMENT under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392148)

DOL/ETA issued final RFP for Operations of the New Hampshire Job Corp Center with Outreach and Admissions and Career Transition Services

DOL/ETA issued new pre-solicitation notice for Office of Job Corps (OJC) National Laboratory Testing

DOL/OASAM issued contract award for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) Email Authentication Monitoring


DOS/OA issued $30M contract award to TechniArts for IIP Video Production BPA

DOS/INL issued final RFP for INL/WHP IDIQs - Functional Area 6 - Vehicles


DOT/FAA issued RFI for Client Centric Consulting Training

DOT/OST issued final RFP for Media Management Service


DTRA issued $240M contract award for Applied Research Associates


ED issued final RPF for Federal Procurement Data System: Next Generation: Data Validation under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392270)


EPA issued $79K contract award for Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Analyses for Enteric Fermentation, Manure Management, Peatlands and Landfilled Yard Trimmings and Food Scrap


GSA - on behalf of EPA - issued final RFP for Geospatial, Analytics, Visualization, and Envirofacts IT Support (GAVETS) under GSA IT70 Schedule (RFQ1390698)

GSA - on behalf of USAF - issued RFI for Cloud Hosted Enterprise Services (CHES) Service Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1390791)

GSA issued final RFP for GSA IT Enterprise Content Application Service (ECAS) under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1387782)

GSA issued Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) Cloud contract award to CSRA *many thanks to @Federal_IT at @Nextgov for alerting us to this!*

GSA issued RFI for National Customer Service Center (NCSC) Logistical Program Support Call Center under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1390788)

GSA/FAS issued sole source contract award for OPM Mainframe Disaster Recovery Implementation


HHS/CMS issued contract award to SB International for Data Governance/Management COTS Software Pilot Support Services

HHS/CMS issued sole source contract award for Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D System Maintenance

HHS/CDC issued sole source contract award to Johns Hopkins for Design, Development, Deployment, and Testing and Evaluation of Technologies contract

HHS/CMS issued $10M contract award for Post-Acute Care (PAC) Quality Reporting Programs (QRP)

HHS/CMS issued contract award to Cybernate Technology Solutions for Maintenance Support Renewal for Data Direct Connect

HHS/NIH issued final RFP for Safe Infant Sleep Education Project

HHS/NITAAC announced 8(a) awardees for CIO-SP3 SB contract

HHS/FDS issued final RFQ for CBER How to Write Clear and Concise Reviews A Plain Writing Workshop

HHS/FLETC issued RFI for Facility Support Services, Student Support Services and Transportation Services

HHS/IHS issued final RFP for Medicare Cost Reporting Services

HHS/NIH issued $117M contract award to Duke University for 2018 NIAID Omnibus BAA

HHS/NIH issued sources sought for Office of Research Services Strategic Plan Initiative

HHS/PSC issued final RFP for Digital Communications Division (DCD) JIRA System

HHS/PSC issued sole source contract award for EEO Investigation Services


HUD/OCPO issued final RFQ for Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Loan Comparison and Underwriting Tool (HLCUT) Support Services

HUD/OCPO issued sole source contract award to Pyramid Systems for Information Technology Operations and Maintenance

HUD/OCPO issued sole source contract award to Salient CRGT for Information Technology Operations and Maintenance


IARPA released RFI for Energy Storage Systems


LOC issued final RFP for Copyright and Paralegal Support Services IDIQ under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392195)


NASA/AFRC issued pre-solicitation notice for Research Facility and Engineering Support Services

NASA/MSFC issued pre-solicitation notice for Consolidated Program Support Services (CPSS) Configuration and Data Management (CDM)


NGA issued update for Boosting Innovative GEOINT (BIG) Topic Area 10 BAA

NGA issued final RFP for Transport and Cybersecurity Services (TCS)


NRC issued sole source contract award to MITRE for ECM Business Needs Definition and Strategy


OSD issued pre-solicitation notice for Native American Lands Environmental Mitigation Program under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1390733)


SEC issued $559K award to Nakamoto Terminal LLC for Blockchain Data

SEC issued $559K contract to Nakamoto Terminal LLC for Digital Asset Market Data

SEC issued sole source award to Management Leadership for Tomorrow for Career Advancement Program


SSA issued contract award to Lotus USA for SSA Region 5 (Chicago) Regional Medical Consultant

SSA issued final RFP for Survey/Focus Groups - Social Security Statement under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1391030)


TREAS/IRS issued final RFP for Pilot IRS - Treasury-wide Data Governance and Analytics (DGA) Initiative

TREAS/IRS issued final RFQ for DataCap Readscript & Purepage Software Maintenance under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1390727)


USACE/Europe issued multiple contract awards for $94.5M Master Planning & Design IDC

USACE/Huntsville issued sources sought for Fort Bliss, TX. Directorate of Public Works (DPW) GIS and IT Engineering Technical Services Follow-On Contract

USACE/Little Rock issued final RFP for Data Management Services


USAF issued final RFP for Project Athena (formally RFQ1388078) under GSA IT70 Schedule (RFQ1391353)

USAF/AFMC issued $586K award to HRL Laboratories for Real-World Adversarial Attacks on Artificial Intelligence

USAF/AFMC issued final RFP for Algorithm Derived Decision Support (ADDS) Program BAA

USAF/AMC issued sole source contract for Technology Research and Advisory Services

USAF issued final RFP for SHAREPOINT 2013 AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1390602)

USAF issued sole source $4M contract award for Joint Enterprise Data Interoperability (JEDI) software in support of Joint Planning and Execution Systems (JOPES)

USAF/ACC issued contract award to Carahsoft for GitLab Training Workshop

USAF/ACC issued final RFQ for Contracted Contract Administrators

USAF/AFICC issued RFI for PACAF Wargaming Decision Support

USAF/AFLCMC has decided to 1) use an existing vehicle to compete Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Agile Requirements Multiple Award (DARMA); and 2) not to use the name DARMA

USAF/AFMC has decided to postpone Facilitating Agile Contracts (FALCON) Multiple Award Contract (MAC)

USAF/AFMC issued contract award for Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Training

USAF/AFMC issued final RFP for Item Unique Identification (IUID) Platform Technical Support and Repair

USAF/AFMC issued RFI for Field Assistance Service (FAS) Tier 1 Help Desk

USAF/AFRC issued final RFP for Continuous Process Improvement

USAF/Pacific issued final RFQ for Deployment-related Health Assessment (DRHA) / Mental Health Assessment (MHA) Provider


USAID/Liberia issued final RFP for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Systems Advisor

USAID/Mozambique issued RFI for Commodities for Health: Ensuring Guaranteed Access and Reliability (CHEGAR)

USAID/South Africa released RFI for Building a Scaled Private Sector Network for HIV Treatment in South Africa

USAID/Washington issued final RFP for International Process Serving for Office of Foreign Litigation (OFL)

USDA/FNS issued RFI for National Accuracy Clearinghouse Design, Develop, and Implement Interstate Data System

USDA/FPCBC issued $1.4M contract award for Hawaii Administrative Services


USDA announced Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program for Fiscal Year 2020

USDA issued final RFQ FOR FAS Website Update for USDA Foreign Agricultural Service under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392254)



USN/NAVAIR issued $28M contract award to American Electronics for 4.11.5 (ETMS) ENGINEERING, TECHNICAL, AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES

USN/NAVAIR issued $34M contract award to ShadowObjects for 6.8 CBO Acquisition Support Services


USN/NAVAIR issued final RFQ for Consulting Services

USN/NAVSEA issued sole source contract award to Greystones Group for Modernization Policy, NDE Programmatic Support, Process Improvements, Program Management, Acquisition/IT Requirements Support Services

USN/NAVSUP issued final RFP for Medical Malpractice Risk Management

USN/NETC issued final RFP for Course Delivery of OS3112 Statistics and Design of Experiments

USN/NRL issued final RFP for Geospatial Computing Cyber Security Support Program under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1390845)

USN issued sources sought for Data Processing Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392387)

USN/COTF issued final RFP for Domain Support Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392083)

USN/NAVAIR issued $4M contract award to AM Pierce for Data Fusion and Artificial Intelligence

USN/NAVFAC issued $174M contract award to DynCorp International for Base Operations Support Services at Naval and Defense Intelligence Agency Facilities in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia

USN/NAVSUP issued final RFP for Business Transformation and Reform Acceleration Initiative (DON OCMO)

USN/NAVSUP issued final RFQ for Defense Travel Program Support (DTPS) under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1392226)

USN/NRLSSC issued dRFP for Information Technology System Development and Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392228)

USN/NSWC issued dRFP for Risk Management Framework (RMF) Support to NSWCPD

USN/NUUWC announced Full Ocean Depth Challenge

USN/USMC issued final RFP for Social Media Analytics

USN/USMC issued sole source contract award to CACI for SPS PD2 Contracts and PD2 System Administration Training

USN/NSWC issued final RFP for IT/Cybersecurity Workforce Training

USN/NSWC issued final RFP for Lifecycle Decision Support Services

USN/ONR issued final RFP for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Systems Design and Development

USN/USMC issued final RFQ for Behavioral Assessment Services


USS issued final RFP for Customizations to the U.S. Senate PIV-I Smart Card ID System


USSOCOM issued final RFQ for Athletic Training Application Software

USSOCOM issued final RFQ for Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR) products


VA issued $149M contract award to Cognosante for VA Community Care Referrals and Authorizations support task

VA issued $53M contract award to OIS Assessment and Authorization and Compliance Support task to Booz Allen Hamilton

VA/OISC issued sole source $2.2M contract award for VHA Workforce Management and Consulting Federal Benefits Retirement Solutions

VA/SAC issued sole source contract for Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate Class

VA/TAC issued a new work-modification to Deloitte under their current Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Program Support contract

VA/TAC issued contract award to Executive Information Systems for SaS Software Maintenance and Support

VA released pre-solicitation notice for Human Factors Engineering (HFE) IDIQ

VA/IHS issued final RFP for Switching Services & Benefit Eligibility Verification Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392421)

VA/SAC issued RFI for Transition and Economic Development


WHS issued final RFP for Capture the Flag Training

WHS issued sources sought for $100M DSCU Information Systems Support Services contract

WHS issued final RFQ for AFRICOM Simultaneous Interpretation Services Executive Seminar



📩 Events

September 4, 2019. Intelligence Community 2019 Virtual Career Fair

September 4, 2019. USN/NSWC Naval Surface Technology & Innovation Consortium Industry Day

September 4-5, 2019. DHS/USSS Small Business Budget Contractor Support

September 5, 2019. USAF/AFSC Hosted Payload Office Industry Day

September 5, 2019. DOT/FAA FENS Price Evaluation Cost Tools Technical Interchange and FENS Final SIR Schedule

September 5, 2019. USN/USMC Professional Support Services For The Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory Futures Division (MCWL/FD) Solicitation Conference

September 9, 2019. State Justice Institute (SJI) Board of Directors Public Meeting for Review of Q4 Grant Applications

September 9, 2019. VA/SAC Transition and Economic Development Industry Day

September 9, 2019. DOC/NOAA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Public Meeting

September 10, 2019. DOC/NIST Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM): Validating the Integrity of Server and Client Devices

September 10, 2019. NASA/GRC Industry Day for Professional, Administrative, Computational, and Engineering (PACE V) Re-Compete

September 10, 2019. DOC/NTIA National Spectrum Strategy Symposium

September 11, 2019. HHS/OS National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB) Public Meeting

September 12, 2019. Pentagon Defense Advisory Committee on Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense of Sexual Assault in the Armed Forces (DAC-IPAD) Public Meeting

September 16, 2019. USN/NAVAIR Naval Aviation Survival Training Program (NASTP) Contractor Operation and Maintenance Services (COMS) Industry Day

September 17, 2019. VA/OSDU VHA Locum Tenens Virtual Session

September 17, 2019. Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) Innovation Day

September 17-18, 2019. Army/USACE Innovation Summit 2019

September 18, 2019. NASA/GSFC Save the Date for the Fourth Technology Transfer Industry Day

September 18-20, 2019. CISA Cybersecurity Summit 2019

September 25, 2019. US Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC) Industrial Day 2019

October 1, 2019. NASA/JPL Supplier Fair

October 3, 2019. DHS/USCG Hull Shop Lift Industry Day

October 3, 2019. ED/OSDBU San Francisco Small Business Conference

October 8, 2019. USAID/Washington Veterans International Small Business Conference

October 15-16, 2019. BARDA Industry Day 2019

October 16, 2019. HHS/CDC Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH) Public Meeting

October 29, 2019. USN/NUWC Undersea Weapons Program Office (PMS404) Industry Day

November 6, 2019. 2019 Special Operations Forces (SOF) Warrior Operational Requirements Discussion Symposium (SWORDS) and 2019 Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) Capabilities and Technology Expo (JCTE)

April 28-30, 2020. Army/ACC Team Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry (APBI)



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