Contracting

CBP Has an 'Urgent' Need for Riot Gear, According to Contracting Documents

Trump has likened the caravan to an "invasion"— and Customs and Border Protection seems to want its agents ready for one.

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Pentagon Lags on Policing Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable Contracts

Some contracting officers may not be applying the required criteria, GAO warns.

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Latest Count of 'Revolving Door' Defense Contractors Names Names

Advocacy group blasts ethics law "loopholes" that allow agency alums to lobby.

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Supersonic Bizjets May Attract Pentagon Interest

Three teams are pursuing latter-day SSTs. The U.S. military might have use for them.

The DEA And ICE Are Hiding Surveillance Cameras in Streetlights

"I can tell you this—things are always being watched."

NIH Is Looking For Someone To Roll Its Joints

Interested applicants must be able to produce marijuana cigarettes of varying strengths.

Northrop Grumman Pays $27.5 Million Under False Claims Act

Contractor admits inflated billing on Air Force battlefield communications contracts.

The watchdog found that the $1.5 million-per-day effort to reduce dependence on the poppy harvest for the narcotics trade has failed, with poppy cultivation this year at four times the level of 2002.

Another Grim War-Zone Review from U.S. Afghanistan Watchdog

Kabul government’s control over territory diminishes further as civilian casualties rise.

A Single Shelter For Migrant Children Is Costing The Government Over $500,000 A Day

Taxpayers are spending millions of dollars each month to further Trump's immigration policy.

Fiscal 2019 Could Be 'High-Water Mark' of Defense Spending

Pentagon comptroller tells contractors group his staff is adjusting to a funding boost delivered on time.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said he does not discuss business matters with his brother-in-law.

SBA Shrugs Off Report That House Majority Leader's In-Law May Have Misused Small Business Contracts

Brother of McCarthy’s wife won $7 million in suspect set-asides for Native American firms, investigative report finds.

Defense Contractor That Posed As Small Business Forfeits $7.8 Million

Army investigators uncover false claim by Arena Event Services.

The F-35 production line in Fort Worth, Texas.

Trump Wants Chinese Parts Out of American Weapons

The White House will call for targeted investments in domestic manufacturing in an industrial-base report to be unveiled Friday.

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