Category Archives: Contracts

USIS suffers another blow as GAO rules for competitor in wake of fraud allegations

USIS suffers another blow as GAO rules for competitor in wake of fraud allegations By Christian Davenport October 20 at 7:43 PM Follow @_chrisdavenport USIS, the embattled major federal contractor, suffered another blow Monday after government lawyers determined that the … Continue reading

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DynCorp International awarded an $83,373,932 contract

Contracts for October 20, 2014 10/20/2014 04:59 PM CDT   FOR RELEASE AT 5 p.m. ET No. CR-201-14 October 20, 2014     CONTRACTS   NAVY   DynCorp International LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $83,373,932 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, … Continue reading

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Progress on car shipments difficult to measure, verify

Progress on car shipments difficult to measure, verify Oct. 17, 2014 – 02:58PM | By Karen Jowers Staff writer TRANSCOM chief tells vehicle shipping company to shape up Delays affect 80 percent of troops’ overseas auto shipments TRANSCOM deploys teams … Continue reading

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What Were the Consequences of the Iraq War Contracts?

What Were the Consequences of the Iraq War Contracts? Introduction “The good Lord didn’t see fit to put oil and gas only where there are democratically elected regimes friendly to the United States. Occasionally we have to operate in places … Continue reading

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DoD Contract Spending and the Industrial Base, 2000–2013

DoD Contract Spending and the Industrial Base, 2000–2013 by Sabrina I. Pacifici on Oct 16, 2014 A Report of the CSIS National Security Program on Industry and Resources, October 2014 “Over the past decade, the Center for Strategic and International Studies … Continue reading

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Louis Berger Services, Inc.

Louis Berger Services, Inc. B-410024: Oct 10, 2014 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 5 pages) Decision Matter of: Louis Berger Services, Inc. File: B-410024 Date: October 10, 2014

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Erickson Helicopters, Inc.

Erickson Helicopters, Inc. B-409903,B-409903.2: Sep 5, 2014 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 9 pages) DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been approved for public … Continue reading

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U.S. Military Logistics Contracting in Iraq Project Overview Over the past decade the U. S. military has relied upon hundreds of thousands of civilian contractors from around the world to assist its war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The growing … Continue reading

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Private Security Firms and the Influence of Corporate Structure on Conflict Outcomes: Evidence from the Second Iraq – US War Benjamin Tkach Texas A&M University (TAMU), Central Texas August 23, 2013 Abstract: Does the corporate structure of private security firms … Continue reading

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Feds Buy Back USASpending Website After Contractor Bankruptcy kentoh/Shutterstock.com By Rebecca Carroll October 10, 2014 1 Comment The government procured its own spending transparency website and the primary data system behind it on the same day last month the contract … Continue reading

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