Rather than thinking about how to improve what the U.S. government is doing, perhaps agencies-the U.S. Defense Department included-need to come at the problems from an entirely new direction-a very complex direction.
Serco Inc. has been awarded a five-year contract valued up to $70 million to compete for U.S. Navy task orders in the areas of program management, logistics, financial management and administrative support services.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) a contract valued at $20.2 million to support the Item Unique Identification (IUID) program managed by the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center. The IUID program will allow the Air Force to track parts through transportation, supply, repair and overhaul, support valuation and life-cycle management.
The Department of Homeland Security has awarded QinetiQ North America three contracts worth more than $5 million to provide information technology (IT) support to the U.S. Secret Service's Washington, D.C., headquarters. The three task orders all involve providing IT services that establish, maintain and secure the networks on which the agency's day-to-day mission and business activities depend.
Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a $3.3 million contract to support the U.S. Army's Modeling and Simulation Office. Alion will recruit and manage modeling and simulation personnel to meet Army warfighting needs and to help create a fully trained modeling and simulation community within the service.