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  • Pentagon delays $35B Air Force tanker decision

    The Defense Department will wait until the next administration to award a disputed $35 billion contract to build a new fleet of aerial refueling tankers.

  • Tuesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Personnel agency clarifies Inauguration Day policies (GovExec) IG: OMB doesn’t influence DOD in competitive sourcing (FCW) FBI plans large hiring blitz of agents, experts (Reuters) Madoff scandal, SEC role under scrutiny JetBlue, TSA Workers Settle…

  • Brazil and The U.S. Make a Deal

    The United States and Brazil are preparing to sign a new agreement to bolster defense cooperation, the first accord of its kind between the hemisphere’s two top economies in more than 30 years, officials said Wednesday. Reuters is reporting the agreement, which could be signed as early as Monday, is meant to demonstrate strengthening ties between the two militaries, despite diplomatic tensions over Brazil’s refusal to back new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. It also comes as Brazil is evaluating bids in a multibillion dollar fighter jet competition, in which U.S.-based Boeing Co is one of three contenders.

  • EADS charts course to beat Boeing for tankers

    EADS North America has announced that it plans to bid on the U.S. Air Force’s tanker modernization program. Sean O’Keefe, CEO of EADS North America, explains how the company plans to win.

  • Multiyear contract is a big boon to Boeing

    The Navy strikes a deal to lump together all the fighter jets it plans to purchase over the next several years into a single large buy, in a victory for aerospace giant Boeing. Dr. Jacques Gansler, former undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, explains.

  • Critical tests to decide future of DHS’s virtual fence

    CBP to implement and evaluate technologies at two sites in Arizona this year to see how well SBINet works and whether to continue deploying the technology. These tests are part of Secretary Napolitano’s assessment of SBINet’s value. Lawmakers remain pessimistic that the program can get back on track.

  • Neighborhood watch for the internet?

    Boeing to acquire cybersecurity company

  • Analysis: Who will win the Air Force tanker contract?

    The first two bids were expected but a surprise third bidder has joined the contest. Aviation industry analyst Richard Aboulafia explains.

  • Air Force tanker deadline may slip again

    Raytheon Beats Boeing for SDB II Contract

  • Speculation over delay of Air Force tanker contract heats up

    Could the $35 billion contract’s fate be pushed back again?