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SBA Administrator Linda McMahon said: “It is a win-win for federal agencies to get small business contracts into the hands of the innovative small business owners that create jobs in their communities and help to fuel the nation’s economy."

Agencies Largely Maintain Small-Business Contracting Scores

Women-owned businesses landed fewer awards than the previous year.

Boeing Protests Air Force’s Jamming-Plane Decision, Alleging Conflict of Interest

Company officials say the decision to let L3 pick the aircraft means a choice has already been made.

McAfee VP: Cyber Executive Order Could Signal Windfall for Contractors

The order, and other recent bills, could mean more investments in private-sector cyber services, according to Candace Worley, McAfee’s chief technical strategist.

How Pentagon Contracting Is Killing the Military’s Technological Edge

Tolstoy’s “War and Peace” is a quick read compared to some procurements, and far more satisfying.

The Pentagon Is Almost Ready for Its Close-Up

The Trump administration is pledging to audit the Department of Defense for the first time in its history while simultaneously demanding a record spending increase. Can it do both?

How Much Are Agencies Spending on New Contracts?

Agencies spend most of their budgets on recompeted contracts, but there are a few sectors asking for new solutions, a report found.

A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol drone aircraft lifts off at Ft. Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Ariz.

DHS Wants to Verify Drones, Devices are What They Say They Are

The call for technology is open until next May.

Lessons from a Long-Time Contractor in Afghanistan

Automotive specialist describes “building capacity” through hiring locals, being on receiving end of SIGAR audits.

Union Urges Congress to Make Pentagon Quantify Services Contracting

AFGE says too many dollars are “diverted” to Defense headquarters awards.

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