GovCon Win News Round Up: Space Force Digital Bloodhound Contract; Energy Department RFI; and IRS Computer Security Contract

Welcome to the GovCon “Win” News Round Up brought to you by OCI. Each month, we provide you a summary of the most actionable news to help you maintain a competitive edge and win more business.

Space Force Kicks Off “Digital Bloodhound” Contract to Sniff Out Cyber Threats

U.S. Space Force has kicked off the development of a seven-year contract for cybersecurity services to protect the ground networks that manage its space assets — dubbed the Digital Bloodhound contract. The solicitation is expected before the end of the year with an award by the end of March 2023.

New RFI: Department of Energy Seeks New R&D in Critical Materials for Clean Energy

The Department of Energy issued a new request for information that seeks to spur the development of more research on how to fortify the U.S.’s transition to a clean energy infrastructure, examining gaps in supply chains that process critical minerals.

IRS Looks to Boost Security of Federal Tax Information Through Computer Reviews

The IRS Office of Safeguards seeks a contractor to support computer security reviews ensuring outside agencies are protecting the federal tax information provided them. The forthcoming task order is expected in the first quarter of fiscal 2023.

New RFI: DHS Research Arm Seeks Science, Tech Capabilities to Protect U.S. Agriculture

The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology directorate recently issued a request for information to industry to determine if and whether select scientific and technological capabilities exist to support one of its critical programs.

The U.S. Army Is Hunting For More Soldier-Connected Tech

The Army wants a small business to supply tech that can support and integrate everything from sensors to 5G and augmented reality headsets, in an effort to “optimize the ground soldier’s ability to shoot, move, and communicate.” Here’s the solicitation.

Air Force Research Lab Seeks New Algorithms to Enhance Space Situational Awareness

The Air Force Research Laboratory is soliciting white papers for new machine learning and high-performance computing capabilities that could improve the U.S. military’s situational awareness of potential threats in the space domain.

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