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Ray Mabus: Navy Mulls Program Cuts Under Sequestration

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has warned that $500 billion in across-the-board spending cuts under sequestration could force the Defense Department to cancel some Navy and Marine Corps programs over the next 10 years, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the Navy is reviewing service contracts, which make up 25 percent of the Pentagon’s …

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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 suffering some impacts as a result, the Washington Post reported Monday. Marjorie Censer writes DoD has already reduced operational costs and furloughed civilian …

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OFPP Admin Joe Jordan Highlights Communication, Acquisition Workforce As Priorities

Joe Jordan, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, recently shared three of his top contracting priorities during a breakfast with the contracting community last Thursday, GovExec reports. Buying smarter, building relationships with government suppliers and strengthening the acquisition workforce were his principal focuses, Charles S. Clark reported. Jordan …

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