Tag Archives: contracting

Space Force Maintains Industrial Activities in Calif Amid COVID-19

Space and Missile Systems Center, now part of the U.S. Space Force, approached California's state and local officials to maintain space technology production activities amid the coronavirus outbreak, Space News reported Wednesday. Lt. Gen. John Thompson, SMC's commander, said they had to sustain authorities' awareness of work being done in support of national defense.

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Kim Herrington, DoD Acting Principal Director of Defense Pricing & Contracting, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement forum on March 19th

Kim Herrington, acting principal director of defense pricing and contracting at the Department of Defense, will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th. Register here for POC’s  2020 Procurement Forum.

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Report: Architect of the Capitol Lacked Proper Oversight of IT Services BPA

The Architect of the Capitol’s inspector general released a report stating that the agency failed to properly oversee an information technology services task order under a blanket purchase agreement. The BPA, which includes orders for app development and engineering support, covers work such as maintenance services, information assurance, network infrastructure management and help desk services. 

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Report: DHS Lacks ‘Comprehensive’ Mgmt Procedures for Low-Value Contracts

The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General found that the agency lacked proper oversight of its low-value contracts, resulting in missing documentation and lost payments, Federal Times reported Wednesday. Low-value contracts are those with a maximum amount of $300 million.

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Report: NSA Failed to Comply With Contracting, Data Security Regulations

The National Security Agency’s Office of the Inspector General released a report stating that the agency didn’t properly handle its contracting procedures and signals intelligence data repository. The report, which consolidates audits from October 2018 to March 2019, also found that there’s “room for improvement” in eight information technology security areas.

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