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  • OTAs aren’t the only answer to satisfy DoD’s need for procurement speed

    Air Force Lt. Col. Sam Kidd, general counsel and a professional staff member of the Section 809 panel, said buying commercial products and services has become too cumbersome and slow for the Pentagon.

  • New bill asks Treasury Dept. to offer furloughed feds interest free loans

    In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative TJ Cox’s (D-CA) first introduced legislation in Congress is meant to ease the financial hardship furloughed federal employees are currently enduring.

  • Nine NGA Contracts Totaling $830M to Be Competed in FY 2019

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) on Oct. 31 updated its business opportunities forecast for fiscal 2019.

  • Europe Is Top Destination for U.S. Arms Sales in Fiscal 2018

    European countries were the top customers for proposed foreign arms sales by U.S. defense companies in fiscal 2018, according to the latest update of Bloomberg Government’s Foreign Military Sales Dashboard.

  • What to expect from Congress before session ends

    Loren Duggan, editorial director of Bloomberg Government, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss what to expect from Congress in the coming days.

  • Cloud Services Market Expected to Hit All-Time High

    Cloud services contract obligations may increase by about 32 percent in fiscal 2018, according to an analysis by Bloomberg Government.

  • Senate wrapping up last-minute business before recess

    Apart from the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Cavanaugh, Senators are wrapping up just a few major pieces of legislation before they begin their recess.

  • Contracts: There are enough for everyone

    On this edition of Columbia Technology Partner’s Ready to Prime, Allen Scott discusses the contracting landscape with two people who know it very well.

  • Duncan Amos, Quantitative Analyst, Bloomberg Government

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has just awarded one of the biggest multiple award contracts of any civilian agency. It selected 15 companies to participate in the five-year program that could run as high as $7 billion. Bloomberg Government Quantitative Analyst Duncan Amos is tracking developments closely. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the new contract.

  • Weapons and budget cuts

    On this week’s edition of Bgov’s Capital Impact show, host Allen Scott looks at the Air Force’s budget problems and the effect of sequestration on weapons systems.