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GAO Report Highlights Fragmentation in Defense Space Acquisition Mgmt

The Government Accountability Office has released a new report that indicates fragmentation in how the stakeholder organizations within the Defense Department, White House, the intelligence community and civilian agencies manage space acquisitions. GAO said Wednesday it has conducted studies on fragmentation issues with national security space leadership over the last …

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GAO Urges Federal Agencies to Identify Opportunities for Budget Requirements Standardization

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Office of Management and Budget, the Energy Department, NASA, the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation to explore strategies to standardize budget or procurement requirements. GAO said Friday it interviewed officials from universities and stakeholder organizations and they pinpointed factors that contribute to …

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Report: DoD Cut FY 2014 Contract Spending by 8%

Figures released by the Federal Procurement Data System show that the Defense Department‘s overall spending dropped 8 percent last fiscal year to $284.9 billion, Federal Times reported Thursday. Andy Medici writes a Federal Times analysis of FPDS data found that although many non-defense government agencies increased their spending on contracts …

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