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Bill Shackelford prepares to take the helm at NARFE in January

In today’s Federal Newscast: Inflation-weary defense contractors get a break from firm, fixed-price contracts. In a recent GAO Report, one conclusion is…

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. The U.S. Army, for the first time, is offering a maximum enlistment bonus of $50,000 to highly skilled recruits who sign up for six years. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Defense industrial base competitiveness report irked some services contractors

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, aerial file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington.  The Pentagon is reconsidering its awarding of a major cloud computing contract to Microsoft after rival tech giant Amazon protested what it called a flawed bidding process. U.S. government lawyers said in a court filing this week of March 13, 2020  that the Defense Department “wishes to reconsider its award decision” and take another look at how it evaluated technical aspects of the companies' proposals to run the $10 billion computing project. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Aspiring Defense contractors new to the market describe difficulty getting attention

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Defense contractors go all-in for incumbents

In races in both the House and Senate, Democratic incumbents have found loyal supporters — and big donors — in defense contractors, Politico reports.

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