(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

The emergency acquisition authority is expected to get heavy use in Biden’s first year as president.

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

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

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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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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…

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DIUx still chugging along in the Trump administration

The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental is still awarding contracts despite months of uncertainty.

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