Daily Archives: March 16, 2012

U.S. To Fix Russian Choppers As Afghan Aid Cut

[Translate] Bloomberg Government (bgov.com) March 16, 2012 BGOV Barometer U.S. To Fix Russian Choppers As Afghan Aid Cut By Brendan McGarry, Bloomberg News The U.S. Defense Department’s plan to halve funding for Afghanistan’s military next year will shift the focus … Continue reading

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DynCorp International, awarded contract for the Egyptian Personnel Support Services Program

[Translate] Contracts for March 15, 2012 03/15/2012 05:00 PM CDT   FOR RELEASE AT 5 p.m. ET No. 181-12 March 15, 2012   CONTRACTS AIR FORCE DynaCorp International, L.L.C., Falls Church, Va., is being awarded a $99,879,424 firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable contract … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? That Which We Call a Roseate PMSC

[Translate] David Isenberg Author, ‘Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq’ What’s in a Name? That Which We Call a Roseate PMSC Posted: 03/15/2012 12:20 pm One thing I’ve long noted about the companies who work in the private military … Continue reading

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Competition for Services and Recent Initiatives to Increase Competitive Procurements

[Translate] Competition for Services and Recent Initiatives to Increase Competitive Procurements GAO-12-384, Mar 15, 2012 What GAO Found In fiscal year 2011, the competition rate for DOD’s non-R&D services was almost twice the competition rate as that of products, and … Continue reading

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