In today’s Federal Newscast, U.S. SOCOM General Raymond Thomas III calls for a 90-day review amid a handful of ethics scandals.
Traditionally, the government considers that a good thing for the economy and because it ensures the gear allies use is interoperable with what U.S. armed forces have.
A new analysis of DoD contract data shows serious impacts across the Defense industrial base because of spending cuts, including indications that thousands of firms exited the industry entirely.
Defense and aerospace companies are calling on Congress to come to a decision to avert budget cuts.
A coalition of contractor groups have commented on proposed changes to solicitation provisions and contract clauses in D-FARS
Preliminary analysis by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) shows the number of new regulations agencies and vendors must adhere to has increased from 16 to 142 since 2009.
Aerospace is about as international an industry as you can find. Yet the U.S. is a large exporter of aerospace products, and industry produces a multi-billion dollar trade surplus. No wonder aerospace executives are happy that the Export-Import Bank is re-authorized and has the backing of the Trump administration. David Melcher, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, shames more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The two agencies released a joint statement on April 12 “reaffirming the importance of preserving competition in the defense industry.”
Four associations representing federal contractors sent a polite, but terse, letter to the White House Tuesday saying they’ve had enough with executive orders issued by President Barack Obama that target their member companies.
A new staff report from the Senate Commerce Committee highlights some of the ways in which the government shutdown is throwing sand in the gears of the private economy. But the authors also point to several ways in which federal furloughs are jeopardizing public safety.