The comments come as the Pentagon prepares to submit a budget plan expected to call for increases in the size of the military.
Contractors and civilian employees will see furloughs.
Special watchdog cites overspending on indirect costs and too many sole-source awards.
But assuming Will Roper wins confirmation, what will become of the Strategic Capabilities Office he helped create?
Alaska and oil proponents are cheering a move to open up an ecologically sensitive part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling -- a position environment supporters can't abide.
Preaching from the Choir: Conservatives, Defense Execs Beg Trump to Challenge Russia, Make Budget Deal
At the Reagan Presidential Library, the country's biggest defense spending hawks doubt Congress can deliver Trump's promised military buildup.
The military’s top weapons buyer wants to better coordinate the Defense Department’s investments across its labs and research offices.
FedEx will be the first to operate the new twin-engine turboprop, but military sales may not be far behind.
Chapman’s FOIA case forces out “proprietary” information on subcontractors.
A Senate-proposed “loser pays” mandate on major contracts was watered down.
New rule was required by a vote in Congress earlier this year.