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  • Air Power

    February 2018

    Lockheed Martin Looking to Reduce Cost of F-35 Sustainment

    Lockheed Martin is making efforts to trim the training and logistics costs for the F-35 joint strike fighter program as the Pentagon warns of sustainment issues.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2018

    The Case for a Deeply Embedded Ethical Culture

    By Jacob Blass
    In a highly regulated work environment, leadership rarely makes a distinction between compliance and ethics.
  • Defense Department

    January 2018

    Congress Pushes Stronger ‘Buy American’ Rules

    By Jeff Bozman , Justin M. Ganderson and Sandy Hoe
    Back in November, this column reported on several developments related to President Donald Trump’s “Buy American” executive order, which set forth a policy to “maximize … use of goods, products and materials produced in the United States” through federal procurements.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2018

    Marijuana Laws Muddy the Waters for Contractors

    By Joseph Barton and Laura Alexander
    For federal contractors required to provide drug-free workplaces, the national trend toward legalization of marijuana will be a critical issue that will require attention in the coming years.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2018

    For a Culture of Integrity, Focus on Fairness

    By Anne R. Harris
    Organizational ethics and compliance is about encouraging people to conduct business with integrity.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2018

    Contractors Must Contend With New Cybersecurity Rule

    By Susan Warshaw Ebner and Rolando R. Sanchez
    The April 2017 issue of National Defense reported on key aspects of the Defense Department rule on “Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting” and actions that contractors could take to implement the rule.
  • Defense Department

    December 2017

    Government, Industry Weigh in on Trump’s ‘America First’ Policies

    President Donald Trump’s controversial “America First” policies were a major focus of discussions Dec. 2 at the Reagan National Defense Forum, as government officials and industry executives took stock of what has happened during his first year in office.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2017

    Small Businesses: Take Heed of Export Regulations

    By Thomas McVey
    A recently announced enforcement case involving a supplier of military spare parts sends a valuable message to small- and mid-sized defense contractors regarding compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
  • Defense Contracting

    November 2017

    An Alternative to Acquisition Business as Usual

    By Richard L. Dunn
    Cries for acquisition reform can be heard in the speeches of senior Defense Department leaders and members of Congress.
  • Defense Contracting

    November 2017

    Justice Gorsuch Weighs In on Contracts

    By Herb Fenster and Andrew Guy
    When presented with ambiguous terms in a government contract, courts have debated the best way to interpret those terms. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch recently hinted at where he stands on the issue.
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