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  • Northrop-Davidson Partnership Team Receives DoD Nunn-Perry Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop-Davidson Partnership Team Receives DoD Nunn-Perry Award

    A team of Northrop Grumman and Davidson Technologies has received the Defense Department‘s Nunn-Perry Award for the group’s performance under DoD’s Mentor-Protege Program. Northrop said Wednesday the mentor-protege arrangement takes place under the Missile Defense Agency‘s Joint National Integration Center Research Development contract. The recognition represents the second time a Northrop-led JRDC mentor-protege team won the Nunn-Perry Award after […] More

  • William Perry: DoD Should Offer Industry Guidance Amid Consolidation Wave - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    William Perry: DoD Should Offer Industry Guidance Amid Consolidation Wave

    Former Defense Secretary William Perry has urged the Defense Department to offer “straightforward” advice to defense companies amid a flurry of merger and acquisition deals that he believes have substantially lessened market competition, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. Sandra Erwin writes post-Cold War spending cuts at the department prompted Perry to convene a meeting with industry executives in […] More

  • Tony Smeraglinolo, John Hynes on Engility's Post-TASC Deal Outlook & GovCon Services Consolidation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tony Smeraglinolo, John Hynes on Engility’s Post-TASC Deal Outlook & GovCon Services Consolidation

    The government services market started to get a glimpse of what would eventually become an ongoing landscape shift in October 2014 when Engility Holdings announced its $1.3 billion acquisition of fellow Chantilly, Va.-based contractor TASC, a deal which closed in February 2015. Since the TASC deal was announced, companies in the government services space have […] More

  • QDR Independent Panel: American Defense Needs an Overhaul - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    QDR Independent Panel: American Defense Needs an Overhaul

    The alternative Quadrennial Defense Review independent panel delivered its findings to Congress last week, and it had some different recommendations for Congress than the version released late last year. While the official QDR recommended that the Department of Defense shift its priorities away from large, expensive weapons systems and more towards the manpower-intensive “small war” […] More

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