Andrew Hunter

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)In this file photo from Wednesday, March 3, 2021, members of the Michigan National Guard join the U.S. Capitol Police to keep watch over the Capitol grounds in Washington, in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection by a mob loyal to former President Donald Trump. The Guard mission is ending as Democrats and Republicans spar over whether to form an independent bipartisan commission to investigate the attack that sought to overturn Trump's loss to Joe Biden. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

National Guard readies severe budget measures to cover this year’s Capitol security costs

Funding shortfalls will have serious consequences in the final quarter of this fiscal year because of unexpected bills related to security at the Capitol,…

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden signs executive orders on the economy in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Washington. Vice President Kamala Harris looks on at left. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

DPA will help Biden lead a more federal-centric response to COVID

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Pentagon R&D spending still lags behind an otherwise healthy Defense budget

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Elizabeth Warren

Are increase progress payments actually helping defense industry? Warren wants to know

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defense budget

Coronavirus is hitting small defense companies, but there may be a silver lining

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DoD spending doesn’t align with push for innovation and near-peer competition, analysts say

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DoD is backing McCain’s BRAC amendment, Thornberry open to BRAC

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OPM reorganization

Pentagon acquisition reorg is all about ending culture of fear of failure

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DIUx going broke, but that might not be bad

The Defense Department’s Silicon Valley-based Defense Innovation Unit Experimental needs more money and DoD is coming to the rescue.

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What’s ahead for the all-volunteer military force?

By most measures, the 44 year experiment in an all-volunteer military force has been a success. But like stocks, past performance doesn’t guarantee the…

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CSIS

Andrew Hunter: Defense spending back on the rise

After years of steady declines, spending on contracts by the armed forces and Defense agencies are heading back up. Andrew Hunter, director of the defense-industrial initiatives group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.

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