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  • Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

    July 2021

    JUST IN: Report: Army Doing Poor Job Communicating its Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Needs

    The Army could leverage the burgeoning U.S. truck market for its tactical wheeled vehicle needs if it could do a better job of communicating with manufacturers, a Government Accountability Office report released July 15 said.
  • Budget

    June 2021

    Pentagon Funding Could Well Exceed White House Request

    President Joe Biden is requesting $715 billion for the Defense Department in fiscal year 2022 — a 1.6 percent increase compared to 2021. However, some analysts expect the topline to be significantly higher once lawmakers are finished with the budget.
  • Industrial Base

    June 2021

    JUST IN: Pandemic-Battered Defense Industrial Base Slow to Return to Normal

    While life is returning to normal for many Americans as COVID-19 cases recede, it’s not yet business-as-usual for the defense industrial base, according to a new survey released June 14.
  • Defense Department

    June 2021

    GM Defense - A Case Study of Success

    Concord, N.C. — On May 4, lawmakers, Army officers and various other VIPs came to an industrial park in the heart of NASCAR country for the grand opening of GM Defense’s new vehicle manufacturing facility.
  • Budget

    May 2021

    BUDGET 2022: Pentagon Requesting Boost in R&D Funding to Compete with China

    The Biden administration is proposing a significant increase in Defense Department research-and-development funding for future capabilities while cutting back on procurement spending for today’s systems.
  • Cybersecurity

    May 2021

    Industry Hopes CMMC Review Leads to Tweaks

    One of the Pentagon’s most high-profile programs is its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification effort. CMMC will eventually require all 300,000-plus companies working in the defense industrial base to meet certain levels of cybersecurity to protect against threats from adversaries and continue working with the Defense Department.
  • Defense Department

    May 2021

    It’s Time for a Fresh Look at Resourcing Defense

    “What are DoD’s priorities?” This is a question all National Defense Industrial Association members ask, and one that every eight weeks Rachel McCaffrey, NDIA’s vice president for membership and chapters, and Jon Etherton, NDIA’s senior fellow emeritus for acquisition policy, try to address during an NDIA members-only webinar.
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2021

    Prepare Now for the $15 Minimum Wage

    By Andrew Guy , Nooree Lee and Anna Menzel
    In April, President Joe Biden signed an “Executive Order on Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors” that will raise the hourly minimum wage for federal contractors to $15, effective Jan. 30, 2022.
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2021

    ‘For the People Act’ Worth Watching

    By Gene Moran
    House Resolution 1 (H.R.1), colloquially known as the “For the People Act,” passed through the House with no Republican votes, 220-210, in March, and moved to the Senate, where its companion is S.R.1.
  • Infotech

    April 2021

    Trusted Capital Can Counter IP Theft

    By Chris Sax and Sam Underwood
    U.S. national security is a complex set of defenses against threats — foreign and domestic — running the gamut from terrorism to nuclear strikes.
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