Year End Spend and Government Budgets

Year end spend approached with the fiscal year ending September 30th. Government agencies must use their remaining funds or risk losing it. Current gas prices and world conflicts may cut significantly into any extra non-allocated funding near the end of the fiscal year.

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40 Billion Ukraine Aid Package

As the global coronavirus pandemic seems to plateau, we have witnessed a timeline of events between Russia and Ukraine which has led to an untimely war. Over the last seven months this conflict has caused an excessive amount of destruction to the people of Ukraine. The United States, along with other countries, have devised a plan to assist Ukraine in their defense tactics.

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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program was developed in September 2020 with the intent to establish a cybersecurity framework for companies within the Defense Industrial Base (DIB), which are often targeted with sophisticated cyberattacks. The five-tiered program was designed to be implemented as a requirement through contract awards.

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Breaking Down the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Like a kid on their way to see to Santa, government officials are prepping their wish lists for the new infrastructure bill. On Monday, November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the largest infrastructure package in U.S. history. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) will fund projects for many years to come, like a gift that keeps on giving.

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An Overview of OTAs

When it comes to government contracts, there is no “one size fits all” model. Factors like timing, quantity, location, item type, and cost can greatly impact what type of contract is needed to solicit the right kind of response.

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Common Trends During Federal Year-End Spend

The government fiscal year ends on September 30. Within the few weeks leading up to this date, 8.7% of federal government spending occurs. The federal government must use up its budget by the end of the fiscal year or they lose that money. This gives businesses ample opportunities to take advantage of year-end spend.

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beta.SAM.gov Merges with SAM.gov

Recently, SAM.gov merged with beta.SAM.gov to become one system with an improved user experience. The updated SAM.gov was a collaborative effort between the IAE system users and stakeholders and expands beyond a registration system.

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MDEX and IDEX 2021 Recap

Recently, JetCo Solutions attended two conferences, the Michigan Defense Exposition (MDEX) and the International Defense Exposition (IDEX). JetCo Solutions places a strong emphasis on creating, building, and strengthening relationships with many different agencies and enterprises for our clients. One of the many ways that JetCo Solutions does this is by attending the defense industries most prominent conferences.

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