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Legislators Call Attention to Possible Sequestration Effects

Lawmakers have expressed concern over the potential consequences of cuts to defense spending cuts and the ending of weapons procurement programs to the country’s military readiness and technical and industrial base, Defense News reported Tuesday. John Bennett writes the House Armed Services Committee, in a note attached the the lower …

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Senate Eyes Bonuses for DoD Cyber Mission Forces

Lawmakers are looking to pass new legislation that could soon see scarce cyber hires at the Defense Department receive incentive pay and bonuses to help the agency compete with private sector rates, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The Senate Armed Services Committee-approved measure asks all military services to establish by January 2015 …

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Report: GovCon Procurement, Cybersecurity Could See Changes in New Defense Policy Bill; Deltek’s Alex Rossino Comments

Procurement reform, cyber security and cloud computing are just some of the main features of a new military policy that government contractors could expect to have an impact, according to a Washington Post report Monday. Marjorie Censer writes the three are among several provisions on the National Defense Authorization Act …

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2014 Defense Act Language Aims to Boost Small Business Contracting

The 2014 National Defense Authorization Act signed by President Barack Obama last week contains two provisions aimed at bolstering opportunities for small businesses in federal contracting, Fierce Government reported Thursday. Ryan McDermott writes the $607 billion NDAA requires the Pentagon to ensure that contract work limited to the small business community …

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Pentagon Policy Bill Held Up in Senate Committee

Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee have moved to oppose the Defense Department spending bill as debates over legislative amendments continue, Defense News reported Sunday. John Bennett writes the National Defense Authorization Act mandates nearly $522 billion in base defense funding for fiscal 2014 and $80 billion for worldwide …

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