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  • The Department  of the Navy’ (DON) Office of Small Business Programs has continually supported the DON’s Navy Week program since 2016, by conducting small business workshops as apart of the bigger Navy Week schedule.  The workshops, are designed to educate small businesses on how to do business with the Navy and Marine Corps. The workshop will cover how to find out about upcoming contracting opportunities and how small businesses can contribute to the war-fighter mission. Every year, America’s Navy comes home to approximately 15 cities across the country to show Americans why having a strong Navy is critical to the […]

    DON OSBP Road Show: 2017 Navy Weeks

    The Department  of the Navy’ (DON) Office of Small Business Programs has continually supported the DON’s Navy Week program since 2016, by conducting small business workshops as apart of the bigger Navy Week schedule.  The workshops, are designed to educate small businesses on how to do business with the Navy and Marine Corps. The workshop will cover how to find out about upcoming contracting opportunities and how small businesses can contribute to the war-fighter mission. Every year, America’s Navy comes home to approximately 15 cities across the country to show Americans why having a strong Navy is critical to the […]

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  • ORLANDO – The Department of Defense (DoD) awarded the 2017 Nunn-Perry Award to QED Systems, Inc.  (QED) – Mentor and Mills Marine & Ship Repair, LLC (MMSR) – Protégé, in a ceremony on August 16. 2008.  MMSR is a 8(a), HUBZone, Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) specializing in naval engineering and technical services, manufacturing of shipboard components and advanced shipboard installations. The award, named in honor of former Senator Sam Nunn and former Secretary of Defense William Perry, was first awarded in 1995 and recognizes mentor-protégé teams that have excelled in technical developments, cost effectiveness and increased business opportunities for […]

    QED Systems and Mills Marine & Ship Repair win 2017 DoD Nunn-Perry Award

    ORLANDO – The Department of Defense (DoD) awarded the 2017 Nunn-Perry Award to QED Systems, Inc.  (QED) – Mentor and Mills Marine & Ship Repair, LLC (MMSR) – Protégé, in a ceremony on August 16. 2008.  MMSR is a 8(a), HUBZone, Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) specializing in naval engineering and technical services, manufacturing of shipboard components and advanced shipboard installations. The award, named in honor of former Senator Sam Nunn and former Secretary of Defense William Perry, was first awarded in 1995 and recognizes mentor-protégé teams that have excelled in technical developments, cost effectiveness and increased business opportunities for […]

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  • This article was featured in the Apr - June 2018 edition of the DACM Newsletter. To view the entire newsletter visit: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/rda/workforce/Pages/DACMNewsletter.aspx

    Implementing Accelerated Acquisition Authorities and Reforms within the DON

    This article was featured in the Apr - June 2018 edition of the DACM Newsletter. To view the entire newsletter visit: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/rda/workforce/Pages/DACMNewsletter.aspx

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  • This article was featured in the Apr - June 2018 edition of the DACM Newsletter. To view the entire newsletter visit: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/rda/workforce/Pages/DACMNewsletter.aspx

    Spotlight On: SPAWAR Systems Center ATLANTIC Small Business Office

    This article was featured in the Apr - June 2018 edition of the DACM Newsletter. To view the entire newsletter visit: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/rda/workforce/Pages/DACMNewsletter.aspx

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  • Original Article: PDDNET Virginia-based small business Apex Clean Energy was given a $497.3 million Defense Logistics Agency contract for renewable energy, the United States Department of Defense announced Friday. The electricity will be produced by an on-site solar and off-site wind energy production facility, and also by other traditional energy sources. The U.S. government received nine bids for the firm-fixed-price contract, which will last for 29 years, 10 months. The portion of the contract pertaining to conventional energy lasts for 10 years, and includes a 10 year, eight month option. The labor will be conducted in Virginia and Texas, and […]

    DoD Awards $500M Renewable Energy Contract to Small Business

    Original Article: PDDNET Virginia-based small business Apex Clean Energy was given a $497.3 million Defense Logistics Agency contract for renewable energy, the United States Department of Defense announced Friday. The electricity will be produced by an on-site solar and off-site wind energy production facility, and also by other traditional energy sources. The U.S. government received nine bids for the firm-fixed-price contract, which will last for 29 years, 10 months. The portion of the contract pertaining to conventional energy lasts for 10 years, and includes a 10 year, eight month option. The labor will be conducted in Virginia and Texas, and […]

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  • Original Article: Fosters The work surrounding a nuclear submarine doesn’t stop once its maintenance is completed at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. A thorough post-work analysis is done to determine the effectiveness of the planning, execution and certification of the shipyard’s work. And, if anything new is learned from the analysis, the information is shared among other naval shipyards. That post-work analysis is the job of the Patrona Corporation, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with a seven-person office in Portsmouth at 14 Manchester Square at Pease International Tradeport. “The flow of work that’s happening in this office is in support of the Navy […]

    WOSB Awarded $17M Contract to Replace Navy’s Maintenance & Work Planning Software

    Original Article: Fosters The work surrounding a nuclear submarine doesn’t stop once its maintenance is completed at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. A thorough post-work analysis is done to determine the effectiveness of the planning, execution and certification of the shipyard’s work. And, if anything new is learned from the analysis, the information is shared among other naval shipyards. That post-work analysis is the job of the Patrona Corporation, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with a seven-person office in Portsmouth at 14 Manchester Square at Pease International Tradeport. “The flow of work that’s happening in this office is in support of the Navy […]

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  • Original Article: Navy News   Have a radical idea to solve a naval problem? The Chief of Naval Operations and the Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) invite Junior Officers and Enlisted, O-4 and below, to apply for the CNO Rapid Innovation Cell (CRIC) for 2016. Interested individuals can prepare now to apply by visiting HERE. Application deadline is Jan. 31. Successful 2016 applicants will develop innovative technology or processes as part of the CRIC, established in 2012 to take advantage of opportunities outside the Navy mainstream. The CRIC empowers junior leaders with flag leadership advocacy and financial resources to develop […]

    CNO Rapid Innovation Cell Call for Applications – due Jan 31

    Original Article: Navy News   Have a radical idea to solve a naval problem? The Chief of Naval Operations and the Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) invite Junior Officers and Enlisted, O-4 and below, to apply for the CNO Rapid Innovation Cell (CRIC) for 2016. Interested individuals can prepare now to apply by visiting HERE. Application deadline is Jan. 31. Successful 2016 applicants will develop innovative technology or processes as part of the CRIC, established in 2012 to take advantage of opportunities outside the Navy mainstream. The CRIC empowers junior leaders with flag leadership advocacy and financial resources to develop […]

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  • Original Article: Executive Biz ARGO Systems has won a potential five-year, $90 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide support services for critical power systems at government facilities worldwide. The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process with three offers received, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The award covers planning, design, operations training, renovation and repair of power infrastructures, installation, equipment purchase and project management support. The service branch expects contract work to be completed by December 2020 and will obligate $10,000 from fiscal 2016 operation and maintenance funds at the […]

    SDVOSB Wins $90M NAVFAC Contract

    Original Article: Executive Biz ARGO Systems has won a potential five-year, $90 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide support services for critical power systems at government facilities worldwide. The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process with three offers received, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The award covers planning, design, operations training, renovation and repair of power infrastructures, installation, equipment purchase and project management support. The service branch expects contract work to be completed by December 2020 and will obligate $10,000 from fiscal 2016 operation and maintenance funds at the […]

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