Happy Friday and welcome to another addition of the SmallGovCon Week in Review. Mark your calendars as Haley Claxton will be featured on the Big Bid Theory podcast speaking about small business set-asides next week. Find out more here. And, of course, there are some interesting updates from the world of federal contracting this past week.
This week saw a number of interesting stories from Uncle Sam’s purchasing programs, including how supply chain management fits into the COVID-19 response, a teen winning government contracts, and 2020 federal contract spending on track to top last year.
- From mom’s house in Woodbury, teen secures government contracts, makes international coronavirus PPE deal. [twincities]
- DIU looking for robots that can kill coronavirus. [fedscoop]
- Supply Chain Management and COVID-19 Response. [GAO]
- VA Issues RFP for Potential $247M ‘CEDAR’ IT Modernization IDIQ. [govconwire]
- New cybersecurity tools sought for Navy’s VRAM program. [fedscoop]
- 2020 federal contract spending on track to top last year. [federalnewsnetwork]
- NC Military Business Center connects local businesses with federal opportunities. [wral]
- South Korean engineering firm fined $68.4 million in US military fraud case. [stripes]
- DOD needs a ‘modern IT system’ to brace for second wave of pandemic logistics. [fedscoop]
- Pentagon says it needs billions to repay contractors for employee leave. [federalnewsnetwork]