Tag Archives: NDAA

DoD, NASA, GSA Propose Rule to Facilitate Govt-Industry Communication During Acquisition Process

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The Defense Department, NASA and the General Services Administration have proposed a rule that seeks to encourage and facilitate communication between government procurement officials and industry during the acquisition process. The three agencies said in a Federal Register notice posted Tuesday the proposed regulation would amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to enforce a provision of …

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Sen. John McCain: House, Senate Could Soon Finalize 2017 NDAA

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Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Arizona) has said lawmakers in both chambers of Congress could wrap up the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act “very soon,” Defense News reported Wednesday. Joe Gould writes McCain met with committee ranking member Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island) and stated that policy provisions and defense funding …

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GAO: Air Force GPS Program Quarterly Report Lacks Acquisition, Schedule Info

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The Government Accountability Office has said the U.S. Air Force‘s first quarterly report on GPS modernization programs lacks information on program schedules, dates and acquisition measures. GAO said Monday the service branch can address transparency in future reports through an integrated master schedule that shows synchronization of the GPS III satellite, next generation …

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GAO: DoD’s February Status Report Lacks Info on Military, Civilian, Contractor Workforces

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The Government Accountability Office has found the Defense Department‘s February 2016 report did not include all required information on military, civilian and contracted services workforces to demonstrate cost savings. GAO said Wednesday DoD did not meet section 955 of the National Defense Authorization Act that requires the department to report costs of civilian and …

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Eric Fanning Cites Army’s Role in Joint Warfighting Efforts

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U.S. Army Secretary Eric Fanning has discussed the role of the service branch in joint warfighting efforts during his visit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia. “We are a joint force now,” Fanning told attendees of the Army Training and Doctrine Command Commanders’ forum during his keynote speech. “We rely on the …

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DoD Proposes Rule on Cost, Records Examination Requirements Exceptions for Small Biz Contracts

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The Defense Department has proposed a rule that seeks to exclude contracts, subcontracts and contract modifications worth below $7.5 million that were awarded to small businesses or nonconventional contractors from pricing data, records examination and cost requirements. DoD said in a Federal Register notice published Tuesday the proposed regulation would amend the …

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