The House Armed Services Committee is proposing to leave some funding on the table and deal with it in April.
Rep. Mac Thornberry's (R-Texas) next round of Defense reform focuses on open architectures, cutting duplicate oversight
NSA is setting up a rapid acquisition office to help engage industry and help the industrial base.
DoD says BRAC would bring big savings in a time when it's facing big budget shortfalls if sequestration returns.
Lawmakers pushed for provisions of the Defending American’s Small Contractors bill to be folded into the 2017 NDAA.
Defense experts warned Congress about creeping operating and support costs and suggested ways to rectify them.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the Obama administration's final Pentagon budget represents a turning point; high-end technologies will get more attention.
During a confirmation hearing Eric Fanning said the Army needs a Rapid Capabilities Office and is lagging in readiness.
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry singled out new acquisition reform goals and a possible Defense Department reorganization for the 2017 Defense authorization bill.
The Office of Management and Budget, the Homeland Security Department and the Office of Personnel Management decided not to testify during a classified briefing before the House Armed Services Committee when they found out the meeting would be on the record and transcribed.
Congress decided yesterday what programs will get a haircut in freeing up $5 billion in defense spending. Among the programs is the Long Range Strike Bomber and defense readiness increases.
Congress is figuring out which programs will feel the pain of a $5 billion cut to defense spending so the plan can fit the new budget deal. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) said the cuts will affect important programs.
The President rejected the fiscal 2016 Defense Authorization bill. The $612 billion legislation included a 1.3 person pay raise, a new retirement system, and overhaul of the acquisition process.
The annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Congress sent to President Barack Obama on Tuesday contains nearly 100 separate provisions intended to reform the Defense Department's acquisition system. But that’s just the start, say Capitol Hill’s top two Defense legislators.