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DoD award lead times increased for higher value contracts

The military services have been able to reduce contract award times, but DoD lacks department-wide understanding of changes.

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University researchers don’t do a good job of protecting military information

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DoD’s new Adaptive Acquisition Framework takes new approach to tailoring procurement strategies

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When must you protest to get an automatic stay after an enhanced debriefing?

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New rule could change how Pentagon pays fixed-price contracts

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DoD sees need to change how it pays contractors

A low level debate is rumbling within the Defense Department and with its contractors having to do with progress and performance based payments.

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Air Force may need to branch out for contractor innovation

Lt. Col. Dan Schoeni of the 12th Air Force at Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain more.

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For first time in long time, DoD must start committing funds earlier

Defense Department agencies risk having uncommitted or unspent funds yanked back unless they act soon. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss.

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