McAleese & Associates will host its 11th conference on defense programs, March 4, at the Atrium Ballroom of the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. The upcoming event's program has been structured for defense investors, senior industry leaders, congressional staff and Department of Defense officials.
McAleese & Associates reports that public shipyards are all jockeying for public shipyard recapitalization funding heading into 2019. During the recent “Navy/USMC Readiness” hearing, Richard Spencer, secretary of the U.S. Navy, assured lawmakers the agency is drafting its master plan to modernize its public shipyards.Read More »
The Defense Department is working on a set of guidelines for how to implement the Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative in the Pentagon’s push to modify the way it acquires new technology products, DoD acquisition chief Frank Kendall said Tuesday in Washington. Kendall told an audience of GovCon industry leaders and …Read More »
Robert Work: Congress ‘Reluctant’ to Accept Pentagon’s BRAC Proposal, Modernization Hit Under Sequester
Congress has been reluctant to accept the Defense Department‘s proposal for another Base Realignment and Closure Round the Pentagon believes could help it reallocate funds toward modernization and readiness initiatives, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said Tuesday in Washington. Work told an audience of GovCon industry leaders at the Newseum …Read More »
As part of his series of conversations in advance of speaking at the Potomac Officers Club‘s Post-Sequestration Summit on Tuesday, May 14, Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, provided the following perspective with respect to the 2014 budget request. _ _ The critical issue with the 2014 …Read More »
The Defense Department is in damage limitation mode as it seeks to manage the effects of automatic budget cuts under sequestration, the Pentagon’s lead weapons buyer said Tuesday. Frank Kendall, undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, told an audience at the Newseum in Washington he is concerned the contracting industry …Read More »