The INSIDER daily digest -- Dec. 13, 2021

By John Liang / December 13, 2021 at 2:19 PM

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on defense budget planning and more.

The U.S. military is looking to draw from the playbook of the early years of the sequester provision of the 2011 Budget Control Act when gridlock forced the Obama administration to prepare budget plans embedded with two parallel -- and dramatically different -- resource scenarios:

DOD contemplating revised spending plan that strips nearly $40 billion from FY-22 expectation

SIMI VALLEY, CA -- Political dysfunction in Congress is driving Pentagon leaders to contemplate a major internal budget drill to craft a second, parallel plan for fiscal year 2022 that would wring nearly $40 billion from expected spending plans and prepare for major setbacks across the weapon system modernization portfolio.

Resellers Booz Allen Hamilton, BrainGu, IndraSoft, Novetta, RevaComm and Seed Innovations have received the go-ahead to sell Platform One's Big Bang -- an infrastructure-as-code or configuration-as-code package that facilitates the deployment of a custom software factory -- and container registry Iron Bank:

With Platform One resell agreement comes 'a new model for how government does business'

Leveraging "a new model for how government does business," Platform One officials are hoping their recent agreement allowing six companies to resell two products core to the Air Force's software development effort will bolster availability, spur more DevSecOps environments and help inform whether and how other services are commercialized in the future.

Keep an eye out early next year for a draft request for proposals for the next phase of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program:

Draft OMFV RFP going to industry next month

The Army will send a draft request for proposals to industry next month for the next phase of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition, according to Maj. Gen. Ross Coffman, director of the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle Cross-Functional Team.

Northrop Grumman is back in the running for the Air Force's Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar program:

Northrop reveals 3DELRR offering based on new radar design

More than a year after demonstrating its offering for the Air Force's Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar competition, Northrop Grumman has revealed details about its proposal, a software-defined, hardware-enabled radar system the company has dubbed 3D Advantage.

Establishing the 1st Fleet and re-naming Fleet Forces Command were put on hold while the Global Posture Review was underway, according to a Navy spokeswoman:

Navy sidelines Trump-era plans to launch Indo-Pacific 1st Fleet, rename Fleet Forces Command following Global Posture Review

The Navy is not moving forward with Trump-era plans to re-launch the 1st Fleet in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and rename Fleet Forces Command as the Atlantic Fleet following the conclusion of the Global Posture Review, according to a service spokeswoman.

Industry will be able to build a simulator for the Navy's proposed Light Amphibious Warship:

Navy confirms industry ability to build Light Amphibious Warship simulator

The Navy received five submittals in response to its request for information for a Light Amphibious Warship simulator, according to a service spokesman.