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DoD nominees face scrutiny over Pentagon plan to shrink compensation costs

Just a day after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proposed reductions in military end-strength and shrinking compensation costs as part of next year's budget plan, a slate of nominees to lead key offices at the Pentagon faced congressional scrutiny.

Tags: Senate , Congress , budget , Chuck Hagel , DoD budget , Robert Work , Mike McCord , DoD audit , John McCain , Carl Levin

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 03:29pm EST

Ship competition may offer Navy a buying model for the future

Lockheed Martin and Austal are currently building 55 Littoral Combat Ships for the Navy. Kevin Brancato, a defense analyst for BGov and author of the report, "'Real Competition' for The Littoral Combat Ship," discusses how the Navy's competition between the two contractors may serve as a model for future acquisitions.

Tags: Kevin Brancato , Bloomberg Government , Navy , DoD , contracting , acquisition , acquisition policy , DoD Report

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 06:01pm EDT
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Navy explains split LCS contract

Lockheed Martin and Austal Limited will each build ten ships. Rear Admiral David Lewis, the Navy's Program Executive Officer for Ships, explains why that was necessary.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Navy , Littoral Combat Ship , David Lewis

Monday - 01/24/2011, 09:40am EST
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Navy asks Congress for both LCS designs

Rival teams from Lockheed Martin and Austal USA have been waiting all year to see which of their designs would be chosen for the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) competition. Now, if the Navy gets permission from the lame-duck Congress, the winner could be: both.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , defense , DoD , Navy , contracting , Lockheed Martin , Austal USA , Littoral Combat Ship

Thursday - 11/04/2010, 09:40am EDT

Navy pushes LCS decision back

The Navy indicated Monday there would be a several-month delay in awarding a high-profile combat ship contract. We get details from The Hill's Roxana Tiron

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , Navy , Roxana Tiron , The Hill

Wednesday - 08/25/2010, 09:31am EDT
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