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Navy Shipbuilding Officials Stress Readiness Over Growing Fleet

Three Navy officials became the latest Department of Defense (DoD) employees to stress the importance of budget stability and predictability to remain militarily competitive.  Allison F. Stiller, principal civilian deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development, and acquisition (Asn(Rd&A)); Lieutenant General Robert …… » Read more


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Top Army Leaders Need Metrics to Prove Success, GAO Says

Top Army leaders measured success in department-wide contracting reviews on whether funds were obligated before they expired rather than performance objectives, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found. The Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology) (ASA(ALT)) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army …… » Read more

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Lawmakers Tell OMB 'Not So Fast' on Requirements Purge

In the wake of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) cutting or modifying 59 requirements, two members of the House are asking it to reconsider amending two policies that keep agency spending in check, Federal Times reports. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD)— ranking member on the House Oversight and Government Reform …… » Read more

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House Authorizers Begin Work on FY2018 Defense Policy Bill

The House Armed Services Committee’s subcommittees advanced their respective sections of the fiscal year 2018 defense policy bill this week. Get highlights of each subcommittee’s proposals here. … » Read more

ASI Templates current through FAC 2005-95

Support for your file documentation needs! ASI templates are up-to-date, including FAC 2005-95, effective 1/13/2017.

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