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House Defense Bill Seeks to Protect Contractor 'Religious Freedom'

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Pentagon Wants to Raise Purchase Card Maximum to $10,000

House lawmakers leave proposed language out of first draft of Defense authorization bill, but sources say it could come up again.

Small Businesses Win More Than 25% of Federal Contracts

Agencies exceeded contracting goals for the third consecutive year.

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An F-35C Lightning II carrier variant is prepared for launch aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

If You Think the Navy Spends Most of Its Procurement Budget on Ships, Think Again.

Spending on aircraft trumps spending on ships—by a significant margin, a new analysis shows.

Here's What It Would Take to Get More F-22s

Congress is inquiring about restarting the Raptor production line, cold for almost five years now.

Agencies increasingly are entering into "pay for success" contracts to provide social services.

What Happens If You Pay Contractors Only When Their Programs Work?

The White House is launching studies of “pay for success” social programs to find out if they really deliver on their promises.

Contractors Back Open Data Bill -- In Theory

Inconsistent agency protections of intellectual property are raising some concerns.

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Judicial Agency Shells Out $16.8M on IT Services

The contract became effective Jan. 11 and has a 1-year base period with up to four 1-year options.

Lockheed Martin Corp. dominated the 2015 rankings of top contractors for each major agency.

Federal Contract Spending Shows Signs of a Possible Rebound

Govini “scorecard” reports 2 percent drop in 2015, the smallest in four years.

In 15 Years, the Government Wants Its Satellites to Adapt to Threats on the Fly

The ability to take on new missions will help tomorrow’s constellations survive war in space.

Proposed FOIA Changes Could Shield Pentagon Documents on Torture, Contractor Abuse

Transparency groups seek to head off Pentagon bid to narrow transparency law.

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How to Design Contracts that Deliver Results

A new study explains the pros and cons of two contracting approaches aimed at delivering services more effectively.

The USS Abraham Lincoln arrives for a scheduled port visit in Florida. Dusek was found to have steered the aircraft carrier to Port Klang, Malaysia – a port terminal owned by Francis.

Navy Captain Who Took Fat Leonard’s Bribes Gets 46 Months in Prison

Dusek is highest-ranking official punished in case involving Asia ship schedules.

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