Industry Insider

MeriTalk compiles a weekly roundup of contracts and other industry activity. Here’s what happened this week in the Federal Information Technology community.

QED Gets IoT Contract for DHS S&T

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate on Feb. 21 awarded $200,000 to QED Secure Solutions, of Coppell, Texas, to provide secure firmware and software upgrades for Internet of Things (IoT) systems. The project, titled “IoT Secure Trust Anchor,” is awarded under the Silicon Valley Innovation Program’s Other Transaction Solicitation.

GDIT to Deliver Services for Combatant Commands

The Defense Intelligence Agency on Feb. 21 awarded a $155 million contract to General Dynamics Information Technology to manage enterprise communications for the Combatant Commands and its subordinate units. Under the contract, General Dynamics will secure voice, video, and data services for the Combatant Commands. The five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract was awarded under DIA’s Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise contract vehicle.

DoD Awards $3 Billion Missile Contract to 8 Companies

Eight companies–namely BAE Systems, Dynetics, KBRwyle, Northrop Grumman, QWK Integrated Solutions, Raytheon, SAIC, and Teledyne Brown Engineering–will share a contract awarded by the Department of Defense. Under the $3 billion contract, the companies will support research and development for the design and demonstration of Army defense missiles. They will also develop missile defense hardware and software.

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