Project on Government Oversight

FILE - The Pentagon is seen from Air Force One as it flies over Washington, March 2, 2022. The Air Force has filed criminal charges against an airman in connection with an April explosion that injured U.S. troops at a base in eastern Syria. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

A plan emerges to lower the prices on military spare parts

The Senate version of the 2023 defense authorization bill contains something called a progress payment incentive pilot program to create more transparency…

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FILE - An F-35 fighter jet arrives at the Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington, Vt., Sept. 19, 2019. The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, suspended talks on a $23 billion deal to purchase American-made F-35 planes, armed drones and other equipment, in a rare dispute between Washington and a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf.  (AP Photo/Wilson Ring, File)

For fiscal 2023, the Pentagon’s troubled relationship with a troubled airplane flies on

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DoD budget contains big pay raise and largest research investment ever

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How the Pentagon got gouged on spare parts prices

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FILE - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission building in Washington is seen on Aug. 5, 2017. Chinese companies will have to disclose more information about audits and whether they are controlled by a government or else leave U.S. stock markets under a rule approved by securities regulators, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. (AP Andrew Harnik, File)

What happened at one agency when the inspector general botched an investigation

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - Light from the morning sun illuminates the Senate side of the Capitol in Washington, Dec. 3, 2021. The Senate is poised to vote Wednesday to void a Biden administration regulation that requires businesses with 100 or more workers have their workers vaccinated against the coronavirus or submit to weekly testing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

How Congress can deal with bipartisan voter concern about corruption

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Shalanda Young testifies during a Senate Budget Committee hearing to examine her nomination to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

OMB tells agencies to cooperate with IGs overseeing COVID-19 spending

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New jets, same old mistakes in Air Force purchasing

The Defense Department is in the midst of an acquisition program for a new fighter jet — an extensively modified version of the F-15, known as the F-15EX.

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/AzriSuratmin)CONTRACT AWARDS on missing puzzle

Federal contracting dollars have been on the rise, and so has contractor misconduct

The latest analysis by the Project On Government Oversight shows that contractor misconduct is also occurring more frequently, and with perhaps not enough…

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JAIC thinks AI might solve DoD’s struggles with contract writing systems

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center wants to see if AI algorithms can navigate the Federal Acquisition Regulation and build an RFP themselves.

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