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Architects Have Been Gearing Up To Build Trump’s Border Wall For Years

Creating a single "impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful southern border wall" is probably impossible.

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Lockheed to Move F-16 Production to South Carolina

The new, smaller line will better suit the dwindling orders for the venerable fighter jet, while freeing up space for F-35 production.

Boeing Might Be the Biggest Winner in Trump’s Military Buildup

The Chicago aerospace company leads more than a half-dozen contractors whose programs stand to get 9- or 10-figure boosts if the president’s budget proposal becomes law.

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Inside CA Technologies' $45M False Claims Settlement

While rare, these sorts of settlements are not unheard of in federal IT contracting.

Trump's Border Wall Won't Be a Wall

The latest twist in the Homeland Security solicitation for a border wall: It doesn’t need to be a wall.

The Chemical Safety Board, which helped investigate the April 2013 explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, is pushing for stricter oversight of contractor safety measures.

Controversy Over Obama Contractor Safe Workplaces Rule Won’t End With Its Repeal

Chemical Safety Board appears willing to row against the tide.

GAO Weighs in on the State of Federal Contracting

Overall agency obligations dropped 24 percent over the past five years, primarily at the Pentagon.

Donald Trump and family members attend the grand opening of Trump International Hotel in October.

Legal Battle over Trump Hotel Lease Ropes in D.C. Restaurateurs

Tort claim filed in D.C. Superior Court accuses president of unfair competition with locals.

The current border fence is shown near San Diego in 2012.

Here's What Global Building Companies Say About Designing Trump's Wall

So far, few of the firms that have expressed interest in the border wall project have the resources to pull it off.

A Chinese military officer looks at a Sig Sauer handgun at the IDEX arms expo in Abu Dhabi in 2015.

Chinese Military Officers Crash U.S. Air Force Conference in Florida

The three officers, armed with cameras, took a stroll around an exhibit hall of new weapons and technology.

A specially modified 46th Test Wing NC-130H aircraft equipped with the Advanced Tactical Laser weapon system.

Air Force Wants to Test a Laser on an Attack Plane Within A Year

But the U.S. Special Operations Command still needs money for the test and policymakers need to figure out the rules of engagement.

A concept of Sikorsky's new HH-60U, which it is pitching to replace 1960s-era Air Force Hueys.

Sikorsky Pitches Area 51 Security Helicopters to Guard ICBMs

Company executives say it’s the most efficient way for the Air Force to replace its half-century-old Hueys.

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