Agencies Agree to Do More to Identify Contractors With Tax Debts

GAO tells contracting officers to keep a closer eye, and IRS and GSA agree.

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House Panel Rejects Space Force

The Pentagon’s arguments are unconvincing, a House Appropriations Committee subcommittee says.

Pentagon Parts Contractor Draws Bipartisan Outrage Over Pricing

Sen. Grassley asks acting Defense chief for action on overcharges exposed by watchdog.


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Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson greets Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak in Warsaw.

U.S., Poland to Discuss Potential F-35 Sale, Air Force Secretary Says

Warsaw’s eagerness to buy the Joint Strike Fighter came up during Heather Wilson’s April visit to Poland.

Ellen M. Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, conducts a news conference in the Pentagon Briefing Room, with an update on the department's acquisition reforms and major programs, May 9, 2019.

Pentagon ‘Matchmakers’ Aim to Keep U.S. Tech Firms from Taking Chinese Money

Defense officials hope to protect cutting-edge technologies by getting innovative firms funded by U.S.-friendly investors.

Blue tarps cover homes in Puerto Rico that were still damaged nine months after Hurricane Maria hit.

FEMA Used Google Rather Than Verified Registry to Fill Hurricane Relief Contracts

Agency that has come under recent scrutiny for handling of contracts rejects IG recommendations.

An F-35A taxis during a combat exercise at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, on May 1.

Price Drop: Lockheed Pitches $80M F-35A to Pentagon

That’s the cheapest price yet for the Air Force version of the fifth-generation jet.

A Marine Corps F-35B sits in front of a US Air Force F-25A at the 2016 Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford, UK.

Don’t Expect the Military’s Next Fighter to Be Joint

While the Navy’s and Air Force’s next tactical jet might share some capabilities, a Navy official says, they won’t share an airframe.

Contractors Advise Lawmakers on How to Reduce Pain During the Next Shutdown

House Democrats’ field hearing spotlights suffering from the most recent lapse in appropriations as message to colleagues.

Newport News Shipbuilders lifted a 704-metric-ton aunit into Dry Dock 12, where construction of the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) is taking shape.

Robots and Lasers Are Bringing Shipbuilding into the Digital Age

Even decades-old aircraft carriers are being mapped onto digital models at Newport News Shipbuilding.

DATA Act Collection Effort Worked Better for Grants Than Contracts

Watchdog found documentation gaps in pilot plan for creating central portal.

House Lawmakers To Ask Justice Department to Investigate Erik Prince

‘Very strong evidence’ that Blackwater founder committed perjury, says Intel chairman Schiff.

A prototype of the Navy’s new MQ-25 carrier-based drone is driven to its test airfield in Illinois.

Here's the U.S. Navy’s Drone Tanker, on the Road

A test prototype of Boeing’s MQ-25 carrier-based refueling aircraft gets a ride to its test airfield.