Assisted NC businesses in winning 4,424 contracts minimum value of $17.04 billion
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Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Become a Charlotte Emerging Leader in 2021

 Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Become a Charlotte Emerging Leader in 2021   Charlotte Emerging Leaders is an innovative program designed specifically for established small business owners. We provide participants with the know-how, training, and networks needed to turn growth plans into action. It is a great way to focus […]

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Article: US Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy – The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released a new tri-Service maritime strategy today, entitled Advantage at Sea.

NCMBC is pleased to share an article published by the Naval News “US Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy – The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released a new tri-Service maritime strategy today, entitled Advantage at Sea.” This article discusses an overview of services that will be needed to make this […]

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Article: New Report Says North Carolina Airports Contribute $61 Billion, 373,000 Jobs to Economy

The NCMBC takes great pride in supporting both agencies and contractors in one of our nation’s leading industries, aerospace and defense. The following article was published by the State Aviation Journal entitled “New Report Says North Carolina Airports Contribute $61 Billion, 373,000 Jobs to Economy” on commercial airports scope of services including the military and […]

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ARPA-E Investment in New Energy Technologies

For additional information or assistance within the Energy and Environmental sector, please contact Diane Cherry, cherryd@ncmbc.us.  ARPA-E Investment in New Energy Technologies Nearly a month into the new administration, we have seen early strides toward fulfilling campaign promises in climate and clean energy. On his Inaugural afternoon, the new president recommitted the United States to […]

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General Services Administration Region 4 – Public Buildings Service North and South Carolina

General Services Administration Region 4 – Public Buildings Service North and South Carolina Virtual Industry Day Via Zoom Communications March 05, 2021 9:00am – 1:00pm ET Please Join us during our March 2021 Industry Day BACKGROUND: The General Services Administration (GSA), Public Buildings Service (PBS), will be holding a Facilities Operation and Maintenance Outreach Event for […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ADVANCED PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP & POST-AWARD CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION WORKSHOP

he North Carolina Military Business Center is pleased to host the following workshop trainings. Stover & Associates, Inc. will conduct these workshops for the NCMBC. Stover has conducted management and technical assistance projects and training development since its founding in 1990, and has provided federal contracting-related training under contract with the US Small Business Administration since […]

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SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the PPP

Building on a month of strong results, the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses. The latest round of Paycheck Protection Program funding opened one month ago and already the Biden Administration has succeeded in making major improvements to the program’s […]

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2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina

REGISTER NOW 2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina April 19-21, 2021 McKimmon Conference & Training Center NC State University The virtual 2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina will be held April 19-21 at the McKimmon Center. The State Energy Conference provides actionable insight into the business of energy, connecting technical innovation, diverse resources […]

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Defense Logistics Agency, Clothing and Textiles, FY20 acquisition activity

According to the Defense Logistics Agency, Clothing and Textiles, FY20 acquisition activity data reflects as follows: Small Business: $1.4 billion Large Business: $379 million Mandatory: $421 million FPI: $103million AbilityOne:  $318 million SourceAmerica:  $154 million National Industries for the Blind (NIB): $164 million North Carolina businesses should register on MatchForce.org, so you can get daily notifications […]

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Governor Cooper Announces New Appointments to State Boards and Commissions

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individuals to the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology and Innovation: Scott D. Dorney of Fayetteville as a representative of private industry. Dorney is the executive director of the North Carolina Military Business Center, which connects North Carolina businesses to federal contracts, connects military and other jobseekers to employment and helps […]

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North Carolina Military Business Center, Fran Perez-Wilhite, Reappointed as Chairwoman of the Advisory Committee on Veteran Business Affairs for the US Small Business Administration

North Carolina Military Business Center, Fran Perez-Wilhite, Reappointed as Chairwoman of the Advisory Committee on Veteran Business Affairs for the US Small Business Administration The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the reappointment of Fran Perez-Wilhite, Program Manager, Veteran-Owned Business Development in the Charlotte Region, to serve as Chairwoman of the […]

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DEFTECH Launches New Collaboration Tool for You!

Sign up now for DEFTECH’s free Mobilize Community WHY: To help NC Innovation Ecosystem members grow their business by meeting warfighters’ current and future technology needs.  Our goal is to elevate awareness of opportunities and increase your wins in the federal marketplace.  DEFTECH will use the platform as an additional tool to keep you updated on DEFTECH events, […]

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Bringing PPE Production Back Home: A 100-Day Plan

Bringing PPE Production Back Home: A 100-Day Plan Author: Kimberly Glas Date: February 8, 2021 Morning Consult: https://morningconsult.com/opinions/bringing-ppe-production-back-home-a-100-day-plan/

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FTCC/NCMBC Welcomes Rob Robinson as Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Strategic Industry Professional

Fayetteville Technical Community College and the NC Military Business Center Welcome Rob Robinson as Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Strategic Industry Professional The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Rob Robinson of Fayetteville as Strategic Industry Professional for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Automation. Serving businesses statewide from Fayetteville […]

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Enthusiasm Growing at Pentagon for OTAs. 

Enthusiasm Growing at Pentagon for OTAs. National Defense Business & Technology Magazine, February 4, 2021 Author: Jon Harper Article Link: https://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/articles/2021/2/4/enthusiasm-growing-at-pentagon-for-otas?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2002.05.21&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

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NC Military Business Center Welcomes Donna Walton as Business Development Professional

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Donna Walton as Business Development Professional located at Coastal Carolina Community College (CCCC) in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Serving businesses statewide, Donna will also provide one-on-one assistance to help businesses in the region to compete for, win and grow jobs through federal contracts. […]

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Floating Solar Microgrid Project at Ft. Bragg

Last October, the NC Military Business Center (NCMBC) held its annual Southeast Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit. At that virtual event, NCMBC featured Jennifer Shaltanis, Program Manager with Duke Energy and Michelle Wheeler, Business Development Manager at Ameresco on a session discussing energy resilience and conservation. Both Michelle and Jennifer are working on a […]

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Article: Government Must Pivot to the Intelligent Edge with Private Sector

Government Must Pivot to the Intelligent Edge with Private Sector Signal; January 14, 2021 Author: Julianne Simpson Article Link: https://www.afcea.org/content/government-must-pivot-intelligent-edge-private-sector

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Innovate Durham Now Accepting Applications

The fourth cohort of Innovate Durham is now accepting applications and will do so until February 15, 2021. Innovate Durham is a 16-week program that turns Durham’s local government into a laboratory for startups and entrepreneurs, allowing them to test new products, services, and ideas. Innovate Durham will be moving forward with a virtual format […]

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NCTO ISSUES STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN’S “MADE IN AMERICA” EXECUTIVE ORDER AND LAUNCHES VIDEO CAMPAIGN IN SUPPORT OF STRENGTHENING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING

NCTO ISSUES STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN’S “MADE IN AMERICA” EXECUTIVE ORDER AND LAUNCHES VIDEO CAMPAIGN IN SUPPORT OF STRENGTHENING AMERICAN MANUFACTURING WASHINGTON— National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas issued a statement today on the White House announcement that President Biden will sign an executive order today, “ensuring the future of […]

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NCMBC Welcomes Barbara Bowles to the Team

Fayetteville Technical Community College and the NC Military Business Center Welcome Barbara Bowles as Contract Vehicle and Supply Chain Strategic Industry Professional The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Bowles as Contract Vehicle and Supply Chain Strategic Industry Professional located in the office in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Serving […]

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CyberChat #2

Today’s session was terrific – lots of questions and interaction! Links to recording and slides below. Remember to use this cyberNC.us site for information and resources to help you set up your cybersecurity quality management system. Hope to see you all next week for CyberChat #3! CyberChat #2 – presentation- 1.20.20 CyberChat #2 Recording Laura […]

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CyberChat Session 1

It was great seeing you all on our first CyberChat! I hope the information will help you all develop your cybersecurity quality management system. Click on the link below to view the presentation. I’ll try to have the entire presentation including audio/video attached shortly, so please check back later. (I’m having file size issues). I […]

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Webinar this Thursday: Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

Do you own a live venue, performing arts organization, movie house or cultural institution?  You might be eligible for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program.  Join us this Thursday, January 12th at 3 PM ET to learn how to apply. The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program was included in the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small […]

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Supplier Inclusion Program Opportunity

AEO is launching a new program to help African American and Lantinx small businesses improve their revenue growth and their ability to compete for large contracts.  Below is an overview of the program and how to apply.  AEO is now accepting applications for its Supplier Inclusion program to help African American and Latinx small businesses build their […]

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SBA Launches Ascent

SBA has announced Ascent, an interactive digital platform packed with resources women business owners need to set, and achieve, their business goals. Ascent is designed for the “missing middle” — growth-oriented women entrepreneurs who are beyond the start-up phase and already generating revenue yet looking to grow and scale. Most learning resources for business owners focus on […]

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SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening (today) and Issue New Guidance

SBA, in consultation with the Treasury Department, has recently released additional PPP guidance:    The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday, January […]

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GSA Key Products/Services for COVID-19 Response Guide

GSA has created buying guides for key products and services that government agencies need to respond to COVID-19 for building screening services, cleaning products and services, and telework and IT. For more information, visit: https://www.gsa.gov/governmentwide-initiatives/emergency-response/covid19-coronavirus. 

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Defense Logistics Agency, Aviation 2021 Forecast Session

The North Carolina Military Business Center and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Aviation will host a 2021 Virtual Forecast on February 4th from 1100-1230.    What will be covered. DLA Aviation manages the supply chain for aviation weapons systems repair parts, flight safety equipment, maps, environmental products and industrial plant equipment.    Employing more than 4,000 civilian and […]

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CYBERSECURITY REGULATIONS WORKSHOP

  The Department of Defense issued new cybersecurity regulations that most defense contractors are unable to navigate on their own. These contractors are looking for Managed Service Providers, Cloud Service Providers and Cybersecurity Consultants to help them secure their networks and prepare them for assessments.   Learn what IT and cybersecurity companies need to know […]

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Announcement: Virtual Defense Contractor Academy

The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development, competitive processes and federal […]

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Report: Pandemic Likely to Dominate Federal Contracting in Fiscal 2021

Bloomberg Government predicted spending to be high on vaccines, telework and digital services.   Government Executive; December 26, 2020.  Author: Courtney Buble Article Link: https://www.govexec.com/management/2020/12/report-pandemic-likely-dominate-federal-contracting-fiscal-2021/171032/  

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N.C. Joint Cybersecurity Task Force SolarWinds Impact Incident Management

https://it.nc.gov/resources/cybersecurity-risk-management/solarwinds The above link from the North Carolina Joint Cyber Security Task Force contains the latest information and resources regarding the SolarWinds supply chain compromise for North Carolina state agencies, local governments, academic institutions and private sector entities. The NC Joint Cybersecurity TF is actively monitoring this situation and have stood up a site to […]

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Rapid, agile and secure software development processes for new systems

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is moving toward requiring rapid, agile and secure software development processes for new systems.  The modernization contract is expected late in the 2021 fiscal year.   Article: Signal Magazine, December 3, 2020 Author: George I. Seffers Link: https://www.afcea.org/content/disa-embraces-devsecops-future-contracts If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the […]

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CMMC Announcement for Level 3

Announcement from the DoD: Starting in fiscal year 2021, the department will pilot the implementation of CMMC requirements for Level 3 and below on select new acquisitions. The CISO team is currently reviewing the following pilot nominations from the military services and defense agencies and anticipates awards in late 2021:   U.S. Navy Integrated Common […]

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Announcement: Virtual CyberChats to Start, January 2021!

Announcement: Virtual CyberChats to Start, January 2021!   The North Carolina Military Business Center and NC Interagency Cybersecurity Coordination Committee (I3C) are pleased to announce a weekly, virtual, CyberChat series (on Zoom), designed to help defense contractors build a cybersecurity compliance program. This series is targeted to current and prospective prime and subcontractors in the defense […]

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North Carolina Military Business Center to Serve on Board of Directors, Industries of the Blind in Greensboro

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the selection of Rick Gilmore, Business Development Professional in the Triad Region, to serve on the Industries of the Blind’s (IOB) Board of Directors in Greensboro, North Carolina.  “We are very excited for Rick to join the IOB Board,” said Industries of the Blind […]

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Textile/Apparel Request from the Department of Commerce

Textile and Apparel Supply Chain Stakeholders: The Department of Commerce would be most appreciative of any industry input and recommendations on textile-related PPE, mask, gown and other medical textile supply chains for the report it has been ordered to prepare on the public health industrial base. As a reminder, comments are due by December 23. BACKGROUND: […]

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Manufacturing & Textile Innovation Network created through CVCC, Gaston College partnership

Through a partnership with Catawba Valley Community College’s Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC) and Gaston College’s Textile Technology Center (TTC) comes the birth of the Manufacturing & Textile Innovation Network (MTIN). The partnership of these two centers is a vision of Dr. Garrett Hinshaw, president of Catawba Valley Community College and Dr. John Hauser, president of […]

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MMI Textiles to Expand Operations with New 30,000 Square Foot Facility in NC

MMI Textiles to Expand Operations with New 30,000 Square Foot Facility in NC.  The new facility in Lenoir, NC will be focused on manufacturing and printing narrow fabrics, including a full line of mil-spec webbing and binding tape products.  For more information on the expansion, please visit: https://www.mmitextiles.com/blog/post/mmi-textiles-to-expand-operations-with-new-30-000-sf-production-facility-in-north-carolina/ For textile-related assistance from the NCMBC contact […]

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Beating Back the Surge Webinar with NC Department of Health and Human Services

NCEDA and EDPNC are partnering together with the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to offer a 45-minute webinar designed to distribute the latest advice on fighting COVID to our state’s businesses and economic development community. You are encouraged to invite the business and industry leaders in your network to join us for […]

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GSA Lease Offer Program FY21 Change

According to GSA LOP (Lease Offer Program), FY21 changes to requirements for AAAP (Automated Advanced Acquisition Program) include Enhanced Janitorial Services due to Covid-19.  Offerors must include the extra janitorial costs in their RLP’s (Request for Lease Proposals). For more in depth information refer to lop.GSA.gov or email lop.manager@gsa.gov.  For assistance from the NC Military […]

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SBA Proposes Small Business Size Standard Revisions in Five Industrial Sectors; Change Aimed at Increasing Eligibility for Contracting and Loan Programs

SBA Proposes Small Business Size Standard Revisions in Five Industrial Sectors; Change Aimed at Increasing Eligibility for Contracting and Loan Programs  Public Comments Due by Jan. 26, 2021  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would revise the small business size standards for businesses in five North […]

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Article: Texas A&M Group Creates Breathalyzer COVID-19 Test, Results Less Than One Minute

The NCMBC strategically follows medical opportunities for viable opportunities. The following article was published by Radio.com 1080 KRLD entitled “Texas A&M group creates breathalyzer COVID-19 test, says results in less than 1 minute”.   Article: https://www.radio.com/krld/news/local/texas-a-and-m-group-creates-breathalyzer-covid-19-test  November 24, 2020 2:37 pm. For support on medical industry opportunities, please contact Fran Perez-Wilhite (Veterans Affairs related) at perezf@ncmbc.us, […]

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Vets First Verification Program

The Vets First Verification Program affords verified firms owned and controlled by Veterans and Service-disabled Veterans the opportunity to compete for VA set asides. During Verification, the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) verifies SDVOSBs/VOSBs according to the tenets found in Title 38 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 74 and 13 CFR Part 125 […]

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7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

The Small Business Administration announced the 7j Management & Technical Assistance Training: Coley FedMap, Federal Market Acceleration Program.  For more information, visit: https://www.ncmbc.us/wp-content/uploads/FedMAP_7j_December2020_templaterevised_202009.pdf 

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SBA Proposes Small Business Size Standard Revisions in Five Industrial Sectors; Change Aimed at Increasing Eligibility for Contracting and Loan Programs

SBA Proposes Small Business Size Standard Revisions in Five Industrial Sectors; Change Aimed at Increasing Eligibility for Contracting and Loan Programs Public Comments Due by Jan. 26, 2021 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would revise the small business size standards for businesses in five North […]

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Article: TSA Shares Business Opportunities Tips

The NCMBC strategically follows the Department of Homeland Security for viable opportunities.  The following article was published by Signal entitled “TSA Shares Business Opportunities Tips” that may offer viable contract forecasts.  Article: https://www.afcea.org/content/tsa-shares-business-opportunities-tips, Signal, Author: Maryann Lawlor on November 23, 2020.  For more information or support, please contact Donna Warren, warrend@ncmbc.us on Department of Homeland […]

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Article: Forecast International’s Platinum Forecast System Proving Its Value During Pandemic

One of NCMBC’s main industries is aerospace and defense.  The following article was published by Defense and Security Monitor entitled “Forecast International’s Platinum Forecast System Proving Its Value During Pandemic” that may offer additional viable contract forecasts.  Article: https://dsm.forecastinternational.com/wordpress/2020/10/15/forecast-internationals-platinum-forecast-system-proving-its-value-during-pandemic/ Aerospace and Defense by Forecast International, October 15, 2020.  For more information or support, please contact the […]

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11/24: JOINT ADVANCED PROGRAM BRIEFING FOR INDUSTRY HOSTED BY DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY TROOP SUPPORT – CLOTHING & TEXTILES

Notes from 11/24/2020 of the Joint Advanced Program Briefing for Industry hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support – Clothing & Textiles Upcoming purchase announcement: Army combat helmets (ACH).  Will be two buys in FY21 (2Q and TBD later), from two different vendors who already submitted proposals – to sustain industrial base.  Initial distribution to 160,000 Army […]

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