Proposal would let DoD roll over half its unspent funds into the next fiscal year, but procedural quirks are blocking the legislation for now.
U.S. Transportation Command has reaffirmed its original award decision in the $7.2 billion Global Household Goods contract after saying it would take corrective action.
In both chambers of Congress, next year’s NDAA tells DoD it’s time to devote more energy toward understanding not just the cost of buying weapons, but the long-term cost of owning them.
The Senate’s version of the 2021 NDAA would eliminate DoD’s third-highest ranking position, one that’s only existed for the last two years.
The private organization administering the Cybersecurity Certification Model Certification Program on DoD’s behalf opened the application process for five types of participants in the CMMC “ecosystem.”
The department created the data management position within the office of the Chief Management Officer in 2018. But as part of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress moved the CDO job to the CIO’s office.
Although the Defense contracting community has never dealt with a situation quite like the current pandemic, the Pentagon’s IG says there are enough lessons from past emergencies to help minimize waste, fraud and abuse.
The bid protest decision is the second time in as many weeks that GAO has ruled in favor of the Navy in the recompetition of its massive NGEN contract.
The Army will bifurcate its headquarters IT leadership office in August, creating a separate CIO office to make IT policies and putting a three-star military officer in charge of implementing them.
The Pentagon expects to move ahead with its plan to downsize or close dozens of medical facilities by the end of 2020.
The Government Accountability Office ruled against GDIT in its protest of the $7.7 billion award to Leidos. A separate protest, filed by Perspecta, is due to be settled by next week.
Contractors haven’t submitted invoices yet, partly because no money is available. But DoD says the bill to repay vendors for their employees’ paid leave will run into the double-digit billion dollar range.
The Navy has long said it wants to replace its “industrial age” personnel processes with 21st century approaches to talent management.
The Pentagon says it’s not resisting oversight but also did not say when officials will appear on the Hill.