An audit of a sample of DoD’s contracts with Transdigm found half the company’s earnings were “excess” profit, but the inspector general said the findings highlight a need for broad policy changes.
The backlog of pending security clearances and other matters at the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) is down more than 25 percent from its record-high nearly a year ago. The backlog today stands at 541,000 investigations, NBIB Director Charlie Phalen said.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of nearly 40 senators are urging the appropriations committee to include back pay for federal contractors impacted by the last government shutdown, in an upcoming disaster relief package.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said it now has the capability to make its charge processing and records system fully digital.
The Federation of American Scientists obtained a copy of a list of 18 science fiction inspired research projects that DIA funded under its Advanced Aerospace Threat and Identification Program.
In today’s Federal Newscast, NASA announces it will be running a test flight of a crewed commercial space craft some time in July.
The Pentagon’s new cloud strategy says defense organizations will need the CIO’s permission to create or use cloud services other than JEDI.
DISA is leading many of the reform and efficiency initiatives mandated by former Defense Secretary James Mattis particularly around technology modernization and enterprise services.
Federal News Network details five of the Section 809 panel’s third and final set of recommendations that readers should pay close attention to over the next year.
From our daily defense photo gallery, we chose our favorite images from across the armed services this year. Scroll the gallery to see our top picks.
Chris Balcik, Samsung’s vice president of federal, explains why current and emerging technology on your smartphone could replace your smart identity card.
A deep-dive study from October on the defense industrial base didn’t get a lot of attention, but Wisconsin Republican Mike Gallagher was among the members of Congress who noticed.
The Air Force is using machine learning through a pilot program to reduce unscheduled maintenance by as much as a third, while the Army Research Lab cautions against falling prey to “snake oil” pitches on artificial intelligence.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection issues Accenture a partial stop work order to pause its nearly 300 million dollar contract to hire more border patrol agents.