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Defense Systems

Ship-building talks ongoing between Navy, General Dynamics

General Dynamics and the Navy continue contract negotiations for two destroyers.

Defense Systems

New review board to combat naval contract fraud

Charges of alleged bribery of a public official in connection with a kickback scandal involving millions of dollars in Navy funds have prompted the creation of a contract review board.

Defense Systems

Protests ground Boeing aircraft recon system

Alleged missteps in the selection of Boeing Co. as prime contractor for a new intelligence-gathering aircraft system bound for Afghanistan have grounded the project until the Army can redress the issues.

Defense Systems

DARPA probes director's connection with contractor

Regina Dugan, director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, founded one of the 14 companies awarded a $400,000 agency contract.