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Bid protest could lead to ‘protracted fight’ over $11B DISA contract award

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A recent mega contract award by the Defense Information Systems Agency is being challenged, a development which could throw a wrench into one of the Pentagon’s biggest IT reform initiatives. In February, DISA issued a contract award worth up to $11.5 billion to Leidos for Defense Enclave Services, an effort to consolidate the networks of the department’s non-warfighting support agencies known as the “Fourth Estate.” However, on March 10 General Dynamics…

DISA awards $11B Defense Enclave Services contract to Leidos

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The Defense Information Systems Agency issued an $11 billion contract Monday to Leidos to consolidate the networks of non-warfighting defense support agencies. Under the indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Defense Enclave Services contract, Leidos will lead what DISA calls the Fourth Estate Network Optimization (4ENO) initiative — an effort to modernize and move the Department of Defense‘s 22 Fourth Estate agencies and field activities to a single platform. Called DoDNet, the platform will…