Contractors

Pentagon Extends Deadline for Contractors' Ban on Chinese Equipment

Vendors will get additional time to comply, but the department is not seeking mass extensions, Acquisition Chief Ellen Lord told reporters.

Ep. 62: Wagner and Russian private military contractors

How much do we understand about what these groups are up to? And how much should the U.S. and its allies be concerned?

Amazon Will Protest JEDI Cloud Contract; Cites ‘Political Influence’

In July, Trump said he was "looking into" the $10 billion contract, which went to Microsoft last month.

Army Corps of Engineers and GSA Faulted for Costly Contract Changes

Agencies aren’t tracking company timeframes in monitoring $36 billion in construction spending, watchdog finds.

Under Pressure, Pentagon Publishes a Contractor-Fraud Report

Released under FOIA, the 4-page document names firms barred from government work, but lacks the detail of a predecessor report.

'Space Force' Windfall Unclear for Eager Defense Companies

At Space Symposium, satellite makers big and small say they’re seeing the Pentagon awarding contracts faster, but still aren’t sure what to expect.

Who Are the Private Contractors Fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan?

An inside look at this invisible military force.

Lockheed Martin is Waging War on Boeing’s F-15EX

The F-35 maker sees the Pentagon’s plans to buy new F-15s for the first time in 19 years as a threat.

Defense Companies Starting to Feel Effect of US Government Shutdown

Firms working for NASA, DHS, and other shuttered federal agencies are taking hits to their cash flow.

Civilians Are Cheaper Than Contractors for Most Defense Jobs, Internal Report Finds

Contractors are particularly more expensive in the capital and Southeastern regions, according to a report obtained exclusively by Government Executive.

Someone Is Waging a Secret War to Undermine the Pentagon’s Huge Cloud Contract

The battle for the Defense Department’s $10 billion war cloud is getting a lot more interesting.

You May Have to Wait 2 Years to Get That Security Clearance

The metrics fail to capture the real-world impact of the backlog, which includes careers put on hold and the loss of top talent, says Raytheon\'s Jane Chappell.

Report: Insecure Contractor Emails Leave Government Vulnerable

Federal IT contractors aren’t using an email security tool that’s now mandated for agencies.

The US Military Will Award $10 Million to the Company That Can Launch Satellites on Short Notice

The Air Force is desperate to replace larger satellites that are vulnerable to attack, and fast.

DOD Issued a $7 Million Cloud Support Contract To a Company With One Employee

The Defense Department awarded a sole-source contract to Eagle Harbor Solutions, an Alaska-based small business with a single employee, to consult in its major cloud acquisition.

Booz Allen Hamilton Wins $621 Million DHS Cyber Contract

The six-year project will expand the continuous diagnostics and mitigation services DHS provides to other agencies.