The Navy's spending has increased every year since 2014. But that battleship could start coming around next year.
It’s been several years since budget challenges caused federal agencies to offer widespread buyouts and early-outs to their workforces, but the Defense Contract Management Agency is finding itself in that position now.
If a virus can kill Americans and wreck the economy more easily than a foreign enemy, is the United States approaching the idea of national defense the right way in the first place?
Defense leaders were on Capitol Hill to defend their 2021 budget proposal on Wednesday, but were peppered with criticism about the administration's decision to move 2020 funds to build the president's border wall without lawmakers' consent.
With the expectation of flat budgets over the next several years, each of the military services believes they'll need to divest themselves of at least some programs to fund their modernization plans. That's challenging, however, when old systems have Congressional constituencies and new ones don't.
In today's Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration is trying to make it easier to learn and ask questions about its relatively new beta.SAM.gov contract opportunities portal.
Data analysts at Govini looked at five years of Defense Department spending. CEO Tara Murphy Dougherty joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share.
In today's Federal Newscast, the American Federation of Government Employees is bashing a White House proposal to cut funding and staff at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
As for what federal agencies actually spent on AI research last year, the White House expects to release those numbers later this year.
Jon Harper, managing editor at National Defense Magazine, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week's Fed Access to give an update on DoD's top spending priorities and how the tensions between the United States and Iran are affecting defense spending.
The budget the Pentagon will propose next week includes $5.7 billion in program cancellations throughout DoD's "fourth estate," in addition to more than $2 billion in programs it wants to move to the control of the military services.
Esper's memo told military services, combatant commands and Defense agencies to get ready for another iteration of reforms meant to cut lower-priority costs.
In today's Federal Newscast, the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act mandates all three branches have an assistant secretary for installations, energy, and environment.
Data analysts at Govini have been looking at this issue and Senior Vice President Jim Mitre joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share insights.