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March 5, 2021

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Pentagon plans March release for first contract solicitations with CMMC language

By Sara Friedman / February 19, 2021

The Defense Department is expecting to release its first request for proposals containing requirements from its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program in March, according to Pentagon acquisition CISO Katie Arrington.

At an event Thursday, Arrington said there are two contract solicitations that are “running neck and neck” to be released next month: the Defense Health Agency’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Overseas Program, and the Navy’s F/A-18.

“I would assume you are going to see those drop sometime in March,”...


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