SAIC gains $33M DIA contract for linguistics help

SAIC will provide translation, other assistance to the National Media Exploitation Center.

DOD expands cyber threat info program

The Defense Department is expanding a program to share cyber threat information and inviting all of its eligible contractors to take part.

Are you ready to blow up your business model?

Despite its success, IntelliDyne chose to rebuild to stay ahead of the curve. What can its story teach you?

$10B NGEN marks Navy’s pivot toward future

What's inside the NGEN request for proposals that points the way to the Navy's IT future?

Defense bill would boost small business contracting goal

DOD lacks a culture geared toward fostering small business participation, lawmakers believe, but a new bill would attempt to change that.

Congress wants contractor cuts along with workforce caps

Senate and House members fear caps on federal employees without caps on contractors will push DOD to use more contractors.

Lockheed gains $420M award for DOD civilian workforce support

Contract extends Lockheed’s maintenance, operations, hosting and development services for the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System.

New defense rules might cost contractors money

New acquisition regulations are the most comprehensive change in federal contracting in several years. Are you ready to comply?

DRS wins $269M contract for military Internet cafe

Contractor will build satellite and communication systems for continued morale, welfare and recreation of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

DOD struggles to limit contractors to appropriate jobs, GAO finds

The challenge of separating inherently governmental work from contractor-appropriate work bedevils DOD.

BAE provides DOD with life-cycle management, software services

Objective is to provide life-cycle software development engineering to the DOD Intelligence Information System and intelligence community.

Senator knocks government spending on contractors

Federal spending on contractor services is out of control and must be reined in, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill.

Lockheed pays millions to settle False Claims allegations

Lockheed Martin said it will ensure its supplier management process is vigorous following the allegations.

Panel: Small businesses to feel crunch as spending declines

A panel of lawmakers recommends increasing the 23 percent contracting goal because of the foreseen decline in government spending.

DOD needs simpler contracting processes, lawmakers told

Lawmakers want a streamlined acquisition process that helps defense employees and doesn't intimidate potential contractors.

LMI wins contract for tech, program management support for DOD

Company will support maintenance policy and programs.

Like DOD, defense contracting must shrink

As DOD spending wanes, money for contracting will too, and industry must prepare.

The DOD IG's disappearing report

IG's report revision illustrates one of the challenges of online journalism.

Bidders get second at-bat for VA's $102M EHR software contract

Original bidders tapped to take over iEHR contract after original awardee was canceled.

Bill strips contractor reviews from past-performance evaluations

It would eliminate contractors' ability to point out even simple mistakes or offer their perspective on circumstances when the agency officials view it different way, critics say.