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Air Force Evaluates Contractors’ Hosted Payload Submissions

The Air Force has received proposals from several companies who want to build, integrate and host government payloads on commercial satellites, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie ...

Michel Fieldson: Special Ops Command Seeks Contractors for Wearable Armor Tech

U.S. Special Operations Command wants to acquire technologies for infantry suit that would protect the wearer against different types of threats, the Army News Service reported Thursday. David ...
gerry connolly

Gerry Connolly: Pending Budget Talks Create Uncertainty for Contractors

Rep. Gerry Connolly, (D-Va.), said uncertainty over spending cuts due to sequestration could have an “insidious” impact on contractors, taxpayers and government employees, ...
frank kendall

Frank Kendall: Defense Industry to See FY 2014 Sequester Impacts

Frank Kendall, the Defense Department’s top acquisition officer, expects the Pentagon to delay or cancel some programs under sequestration cuts for fiscal year and the defense industry ...

Labor Department to Change Vietnam Era Veterans’ Assistance Act Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor has made a final ruling to apply changes to implementation of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act intended to ensure that retired servicemen ...
Michael Krieger

Army Wraps Up Cloud Email Move; Michael Krieger Comments

Michael Krieger The U.S. Army has completed the migration of its email service to a cloud computing infrastructure, aiming to save $380 million in costs by 2017, the Army Press Service ...

Report: Government Furloughs, Sequestration Hurting Contractors

Government contractors are encountering the effects of sequestration as national and state agencies reduce spending on various products and services, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jack ...

Alan Chvotkin: ACA to Change Contract Costs and Bidding Process

Alan Chvotkin, Professional Services Council vice president and general counsel, expects the Affordable Care Act to influence the pricing and bidding process of future contracts, Federal ...
Frederick E. Vollrath

Contractor Roles Restricted Under DoD Furloughs, Official Says

The Defense Department’s assistant secretary for readiness and force management has reminded defense managers to avoid using contractor and military personnel to fill in spots held ...

NIST Adds Smartphone, Supply Chain Guidelines to Cyber Standards

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has added guidelines on addressing smartphone security and foreign manipulation of supply chains to its federal cybersecurity standards, ...

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