June 1, 2020

DoD Contracting Competition Analysis

DoD contracts awarded without competition rose from 39 percent in 2009 to 42 percent in 2012 and in 2013 the contracting non-compete rate rose again.

Services Contractors Face New Challenges

Federal services contractors are responding to government spending reductions, changing customer demands and increasing competition.

Morning Coffee: NAVAIR Head Seeks Contracting Reform

Vice Adm. David A. Dunaway

Vice Adm. Dunaway says overhead costs overwhelm the implementation of new technology and that there is a “stranglehold” of proprietary systems.

Morning Coffee: Federal Contracting Competition Stiffens


Opportunities are attracting more bidders who make aggressive offers with smaller profit margins and losers are much more likely to protest awards.

Congress Still Debating Veterans Benefit Cuts

Congress is considering a number of ways to further restore veteran benefits by making financial cuts in other legislative areas.