Losing bidders protest Air Force's $5.7B Enterprise IT as a Service award to CACI


Accenture, Peraton and Science Applications International Corp. each filed their protests Friday with the Government Accountability Office.

Air Force awards $5.7B contract for enterprise IT as a service


The Air Force has awarded a $5.7 billion blanket purchase agreement to an industry team led by CACI NSS for Enterprise Information Technology as a Service (EITaaS) Wave 1, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The EITaaS program is meant to outsource basic IT services so that the Air Force can free up airmen for more specialized, cyber-focused network defense and mission assurance. Wave 1 serves as an upgrade with improved and…

Federal court denies CACI bid protest over $774M encryption tech contract


A judge at the Court of Federal Claims denied a bid protest brought by CACI after the Army decided not to award the company a $774M contract for battlefield encryption technology. According to court documents, the Army rejected the company’s proposal because of design flaws, including not having enough USB ports, and because of concerns that the award might violate conflict of interest rules for federal acquisitions. CACI in September…