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  • Defense Department

    February 2021

    Future Uncertain for Industrial Base as Pandemic Spreads

    While the United States continues to deal with challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is still too early to know how the health of the defense industry will fare in the long run, according to analysts.
  • Defense Department

    February 2021

    BREAKING: Study Finds U.S. Defense Industrial Base on Negative Trajectory (UPDATED)

    For the second year in a row, the defense industrial base is a on a negative trajectory and facing a myriad of issues including industrial security and supply chain problems, according to a new report released Feb. 2.
  • Defense Department

    February 2021

    Defense Industry Could See Another Wave of Mergers, Acquisitions

    The defense industry could be on the cusp of further consolidation as contractors look to bolster their business portfolios and access to innovation through mergers and acquisitions, analysts say.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2021

    JUST IN: Air Force Acquisition Chief Concerned About Mid-Tier Industrial Base

    The Air Force’s assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics is concerned the acquisition of medium-sized companies by larger defense contractors will impact the competition market for future Air Force programs, Will Roper said Jan.14.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2020

    Contractors Face Tougher Ethical Standards

    By Adam Bartolanzo and John Chierichella
    When private actors seek public funds, the need to protect government accounts from fraud, waste and abuse compels them to act with scrupulous regard to the requirements of the law.
  • Defense Contracting

    November 2020

    Trends in OTA Spending Raise Questions

    The use of other transaction authority agreements, or OTAs, by the Pentagon continues to ramp up. The uptick raises a number of important questions about how these trends will ultimately shape the future of defense acquisitions, analysts say.
  • Defense Contracting

    November 2020

    Air Force Steering Investment Capital into Small Businesses

    The Air Force is trying to bolster and expand its innovation base by steering investment capital into small businesses and nontraditional firms and making sure contracting officers pay more attention to non-primes, officials say.
  • Defense Contracting

    October 2020

    Defense Contractors Could Fall Under Trump ‘Divisive Concepts’ Executive Order

    By Lindsay Burke , Jennifer Plitsch and Carolyn Rashby
    On Sept. 22, President Donald Trump issued the “Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping” establishing requirements aimed at “promoting unity in the federal workforce,” by prohibiting workplace training on “divisive concepts,” including “race or sex stereotyping” and “race or sex scapegoating” as newly-defined in the order.
  • Defense Contracting

    October 2020

    Showdown Looms on Cost Accounting Standards

    By Peter Hutt II and Peter Terenzio
    The Federal Circuit’s decision in The Boeing Company v. United States clears the way for resolution of Boeing’s substantive challenge to a controversial Federal Acquisition Regulation provision that can give the government windfall recoveries in Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) matters.
  • Defense Contracting

    September 2020

    Industry Expanding Presence in Texas

    Army contractors and academic institutions are increasing their footprint in the Lone Star State, setting up sites across Texas to support Army modernization initiatives.
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