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How inflation has hit federal contractors

Inflation has seeped into every area of the economy, both goods and labor. For federal contractors, operating under fixed-priced contractors, and for the…

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DoD tells industry how it will handle cost of inflation

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VA’s biggest union already pushing back on agency’s closure plans

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Defense contractor revenue is strong, so why is the state of the sector weakening?

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The military has a hard time doing its job when Congress doesn’t do its job

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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, American soldiers wait on the tarmac in Logar province, Afghanistan. The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is leaving intelligence agencies scrambling for other ways to monitor and stop terrorists. They’ll have to depend more on technology and their allies in Afghan government — even as it faces an increasingly uncertain future once U.S. and NATO forces depart. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Where does waste, fraud and abuse in the military stand after Afghanistan?

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Industry presses for more time on cyber EO’s software transparency initiative

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DoD wants to pay more attention to weapon sustainment, seeing successes in new acquisition polices

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Technology Modernization Fund on track to receive biggest pay day ever

The Senate approved $650 million for agency cybersecurity upgrades, and another $350 million for the U.S. Digital Service and the Federal Citizen Services…

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Focus on military families, defense strategy changes likely coming under Biden administration

The new president will likely make serious changes to the Pentagon as soon as day one.

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180507-A-UG256-007/William PrattDana Deasy Department of Defense, Chief Information Officer, poses for his official portrait in the Army portrait studio at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, May 07, 2018.  (U.S. Army photo by William Pratt)

Pentagon says it’s working now to make sure JEDI hits the ground running

DoD CIO Dana Deasy says officials have been finding temporary homes for cloud applications that were counting on the long-delayed JEDI program. Other preparatory that’s not technically part of the contract has been proceeding apace too.

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