The effort to modernize government technology will likely be driven by Rep. Will Hurd’s legislation, the House Homeland chairman said.
Monthly Archives: April, 2017
Defense Contractors to Face New Cost Accounting Oversight with Creation of Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board | JD Supra
Section 820 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (“NDAA”) establishes a new Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board (“D-CASB”) to oversee the application Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”) to defense contracts.
There was no evidence that the U.S. Army implicitly required bidders on a $25.8 million military housing privatization initiative contract to have prior Army MHPI experience, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled in a decision made public Thursday, rejecting a protest alleging it had unfairly favored the winning bidder.
DATA Act advocates reflect on three years of planning, partnerships, predictions for future of spending reports
Open government advocates, industry, and agency officials are looking toward the May 9 implementation date for standardized federal spending data.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office in a decision made public Thursday ruled that the National Institutes of Health had wrongly excluded a company from consideration for a massive information technology contract, saying the NIH should have let the U.S. Small Business Administration review the company’s claimed lack of health-related experience.
The DATA Act’s deadline is approaching quickly.
PACOM Hearings Preview Spending Needs In Coming Years; Munitions, SSN Shortfalls Must Be Addressed
International Marine & Industrial Applicators LLC,* Spanish Fort, Alabama (N4523A-17-D-0003); and QED Systems Inc.,* Virginia Beach, Virginia (N4523A-17-D-0004), are being awarded a $260,100,000 firm-fixed-price…
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While North Korea threatens to shoot and sink American aircraft carriers and launch nuclear weapons, Pacific Command is running short of precision-guided munitions. And Pacific Command does not have enough surface ships, submarines and antimissile radars to keep up with current and emerging threats, its commander Adm. Harry Harris told the House Armed Services Committee today. The admiral got a receptive ear from HASC Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry, who told reporters after the hearing that he would like to see Congress step up with more resources for PACOM. But Thornberry admitted that budget brinkmanship in Washington will make that unlikely.