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Small business recruited to help affordability efforts

The top procurement officer of a Top 100 DoD contractor gives a thumbs up to the newly announced Pentagon acquisition reforms. WFED's Scott Carr reports.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , small business , Congress , acquisition , Acquisition reform , management , Scott Carr

Friday - 10/01/2010, 09:40am EDT
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Boeing gets $11.9 billion Air Force contract

The Boeing Company has received an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force for B-52 Stratofortress weapon system modernization.

Tags: Federal Drive , Boeing , contracting , B-52 , Defense

Thursday - 09/30/2010, 09:40am EDT

Maryland offers BRAC bucks for homebuyers

Moving to the Free State as a result of BRAC? Maryland's got a little something for you when you buy a home.

Tags: Federal Drive , Defense , BRAC

Thursday - 09/30/2010, 08:40am EDT

White House tries to stop counterfeits in DoD supplies

The White House is trying to stop counterfeit supplies from entering the Defense Department's weapons systems, NextGov reports.

Tags: Dorobek Insider , DoD supplies , contracting , procurement , counterfeit , Nextgov

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 04:40pm EDT

Two bills target over-classification of information

Some members of Congress say the over-classification of documents in the intelligence community is causing miscommunication and confusion -- leading to two bills introduced this week targeting over-classification.

Tags: Dorobek Insider , H.R.553 , H.R.3980 , over-classification , Jane Harman , transparency , Congress

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 04:22pm EDT

Army fights contracting workforce attrition

With attrition from retirement and other factors, the Army is faced with needing as many as 500 new contracting officials almost every year for the foreseeable future. We get details on the options for dealing with that from the Army's Edward Harrington.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , acquisition workforce , contracting , Edward Harrington , Army , Defense

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 09:40am EDT
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The revenge of Operation Dark Heart

The Pentagon has purchased and destroyed thousands of copies of a book written by an Army Reserve officer. The question is why. The author of the book says it was about revenge.

Tags: Federal Drive , The Hunt , JJ Green , Operation Dark Heart , Anthony Shaffer , Defense

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 09:23am EDT
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CIA used 'illegal, inaccurate' software to direct assassination drones

A lawsuit alleges the software the CIA used to direct drone assassinations in Afghanistan and Pakistan was both faulty and illegally obtained, The Register reports.

Tags: Dorobek Insider , DoD , CIA , Netezza , Intelligent Integration Systems , Geospatial , Iraq and Afghanistan wars

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 04:45pm EDT

Defense describes plan to break up IT office

The Pentagon's Networks and Information Integration (NII) directorate will close on March 31, 2011.

Tags: Defense , NII , Federal Drive , cost savings , Robert Gates

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 10:40am EDT

Virginia fights JFCOM closing

Virginia's political leaders are heading to Washington, D.C., to press the military on the planned closing of the Joint Forces Command in Hampton Roads.

Tags: Federal Drive , Defense , JFCOM , Bob McDonnell

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 08:40am EDT
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