March 22, 2023

Defense Acquisition Addressed in Authorization Bill


A provision in the defense authorization bill would let government buy through existing online marketplaces such as Amazon, Walmart, and Staples.

Google Facing EU Antitrust Charges

Google has run afoul of the European Union’s tough antitrust regulations. Charges believed to be forthcoming.

TPP Hosts Talk on Acquisition, Estimating


The Patuxent Partnership hosts a briefing on improving the acquisition and cost estimating process on June 16.

Acquisitions So Slow, Technology Bypasses DoD

Officials worry the Pentagon will fall behind as cyber- and robotics inventors go commercial to avoid stalling in government acquisition procedures.

Acquisition Reformer Heads HASC

Slow and steady will eventually reform the acquisition process in the Pentagon, says the new head of the House Armed Services Committee, Mac Thornberry (R-TX), known as a thoughtful expert on acquisition.

Marines Approach Libya; Pax Holds Remembrance

As the anniversary of 9/11 approaches the US takes precautions across the globe and schedules remembrances at home.