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ASBCA Applies Christian Doctrine to Payment and Performance Bonding

Federal construction contracts incorporate the FAR’s payment and performance bonding requirements as a matter of law, even if the solicitation omits these bonding provisions. Continue reading

Milley joins ranks pleading for readiness over capacity

Milley warned that his service has other, higher priorities before it can increase its end strength Continue reading

Palantir ruling could tweak Army’s innovation track

As the Department of Defense focuses on the political transition, two top Army officials say that innovation, personnel management and partnership with industry will be key challenges for the Trump administration. Continue reading

Court ruling might force government to take commercial first stance

Palantir took on the U.S. Army and how it was procuring the next generation of the Distributed Common Ground System-Army Continue reading

Army ‘6+1’ initiative pushes procurement strategy of ruthless prioritization

When it comes to the technological superiority of the Army’s battlefield equipment, officials worry it’s on the wane because of a sort of a perfect storm. Continue reading

Army resumes ICITE integration after DoD hold up

After years of delay the Army will begin catching up with the intelligence community on common desktop environments. Continue reading

Army sets award date for unified capabilities

The Army and Defense Department finally may be sticking to their word on the release of the unified capabilities request for proposal. Continue reading

GAO: Army should further integrate virtual training methods

Simulations and virtual training devices can replicate realistic situations soldiers might face that cannot be reproduced through live training. Continue reading

Army says logistics IT system has saved at least $6 billion

There have been, sadly, more than a few cases in which the Defense Department has sunk seven or 10-figure sums into enterprise IT systems with little to show for it. Continue reading

Can the Army build on ITES-2S momentum?

Vendors say the IT Enterprise Solutions–2 Services (ITES-2S) contract has been effective because it gives agencies flexibility in the IT services they buy. Continue reading