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Finding a Bargain for Government Buyers Shouldn’t Be a Crime

In acquisition parlance, ‘low-price/technically acceptable’ really means ‘low-profits/taxpayer-approved.’

Defense Agency Faulted for Wrongful Challenge to Contractor

Pentagon IG requests restoration of $6.6 million in disallowed subcontractor expenses.

Ashton Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in 2013.

Defense Secretary Nominee Forms Circle of Advisers

Ashton Carter designates small team to help in confirmation process.

Lockheed Martin Unit Forfeits $27.5 Million for Overbilling

Justice says contractor violated False Claims Act with underqualified workers.

The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island, background, pulls alongside the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf.

Navy’s $2.5B Plan for Shipboard Networks Hits Snag after GAO Partially Upholds Protest

GAO's action could further delay Navy's plans to upgrade the nation’s surface warship fleet.

With New Policy, DOD Components Won’t Need DISA to Buy Cloud Services

The new guidance overrides two previous memorandums that charged DISA with assessing the security of commercial cloud service offerings.

Defense Bill Extends Disputed Small Business Program

Contractors gain opportunities for women-owned firms, exports.

Contractor CEO Pleads Guilty to 20-Year Fraud of USAID

Millions of dollars of overbilling found in Iraq, Afghanistan reconstruction.

Pentagon Gets a Better Grip on Spending for Services Contracts

GAO recommends further improvements to help balance civilian and outside workforces.

GSA Wants Agencies to Get Smarter About Charge Cards

The Federal Acquisition Service is looking for help from the financial services industry.