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Analysis: DoD needs to slice budget with or without sequestration

Benjamin Friedman, a CATO Institute research fellow, said sequestration prevents intelligent spending cuts, but that doesn't necessarily mean DoD lacks room to make smarter ones.

Tags: budget , DoD , best practices , Budget Control Act , Benjamin Friedman , Keith BieryGolick , Cato Institute , Congress , In Depth

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 05:15am EDT
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Pentagon Solutions: Panetta warns of 'disaster' from defense cuts

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pleaded with Congress last Wednesday to avoid the disaster of automatic defense cuts even as he criticized lawmakers' affection for protecting aging ships and aircraft. Ramping up the pressure, Panetta and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, painted a bleak picture of the military and its power if the across-the-board reductions, known as "sequestration," go into effect beginning Jan. 2.

Tags: DoD , In Depth , Pentagon Solutions , Leon Panetta , budget , Martin Dempsey , Joint Chiefs of Staff

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 04:55pm EDT

Lockheed CEO warns of increased government costs from sequestration

The largest federal contractor is struggling to prepare for about $1 trillion in cuts that are due to take effect in January. Retiring-CEO Robert Stevens said agencies will ask vendors to modify contracts and that in turn will drive up the costs of those programs. Lockheed Martin already is taking steps to reduce its spending by consolidating facilities and reducing staff.

Tags: industry , contracting , DoD , Lockheed Martin , budget , Robert Stevens , Chris Kubasik , Congress , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 05:35am EDT
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Analysis: Sequestration would drive contractors over 'fiscal cliff'

Defense contractors are growing increasingly worried about the automatic, across-the-board budget cuts, known as sequestration, which are set to take effect in January. Marion Blakey, the president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, said the cuts would hit the defense industry particularly hard.

Tags: Marion Blakey , AIA , industry , acquisition , DoD , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Monday - 06/18/2012, 09:59pm EDT
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Vendors start to see contracts slowing down with sequestration looming

Contractors warn of possible layoffs due to potential budget cuts. Some companies are in waiting mode to see what happens with Congress over the next six months.

Tags: Debbie James , SAIC , budget , acquisition , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer , Ruben Gomez , industry , contracting

Friday - 06/15/2012, 05:56am EDT
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Ranking top government contractors; threat of sequestration

This week on Bloomberg Government's Capital Impact show, results from a new BGov analysis that shows federal contract spending is slumping. Plus, how defense contractors may be able to protect some revenue from sequestration.

Tags: Bloomberg Government , Brian Friel , Allen Scott , Anne Laurent , Kevin Brancato , Robert Levinson , contracting , DoD

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 06:16pm EDT
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DoD lectures Congress on budget 'rules of the game'

Defense Deputy Secretary Ashton Carter said for every dollar lawmakers add to the military's budget or for every program they continue that the Pentagon wants to cancel, it requires cuts elsewhere. He also called sequestration irrational and said DoD is not planning for it.

Tags: DoD , budget , acquisition , TRICARE , Ashton Carter , American Enterprise Institute , Mackenzie Eaglen , Congress , industry , Jason Miller

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 05:18am EDT
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OMB directs agencies to cut 5 percent from 2014 budgets

In two memoranda released late Friday, the Office of Management and Budget told agency heads they must cut 5 percent from their 2014 budgets and use evidence-based evaluations.

Tags: FY 2014 budget , budget cuts , Budget Control Act , OMB , Jeffrey Zients , agency budget , Gillian Brockell

Monday - 05/21/2012, 04:59pm EDT

Odierno: Sequestration threatens 'agile' force

In a Defense Department briefing Wednesday, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said service officials are closely examining the issue of women in infantry and armor ranks. Oiderno also said sequestration would thwart the Pentagon's existing plan for a streamlined force.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , DoD , Army , Raymond Odierno , budget , women in combat

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 07:43pm EDT
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