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The House is ‘it’ this week, when it comes to agency authorizations

The Senate managed to pass an important bill last week, authorizing the Federal Aviation Administration. That makes the House “it,” so to speak.

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DoD plan to classify spending plans gets thumbs down from almost everyone

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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)

Pentagon increases health measures in building as Guard response tops 9,000

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New guidance, Defense Production Act and other coronavirus challenges vendors should know about

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SPECIAL REPORT: Failure is an option for DoD’s experimental agency, but how much?

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Industry says security clearance transfer paves way for long-awaited modernization

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DoD to reorganize, create new security clearance organization

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Industry conference will pair SOCOM with innovation

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DoD gets nearly $655 billion and some flexibility on funding in omnibus bill

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Industry makes appeal to DoD on research rule

A group of defense organizations are crying foul over a new rule that cracks down on how companies can portray research funds given to them by the the…

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A pathway to transformation

Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, will discuss a new report that looks at how to fix the defense acquisition system.
December 9, 2014

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DoD, DHS see more, earlier testing as a possible fix to troubled programs

The Defense and Homeland Security departments are pushing project managers to test technology or weapons systems earlier in the acquisition lifecycle to understand and solve potential roadblocks sooner. DoD submitted recommendations to Senate leaders for how to better integrate testing and evaluation into the acquisition lifecycle.

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