On Feb. 14, 2017, the Army issued a sources-sought notice seeking "parties interested in providing an integrated solution to provide air defense support to the maneuver force," specifically the Maneuver-Short Range Air Defense demonstration.
On Jan. 30, 2017, the Pentagon's industrial policy office released a study by Deloitte that the Defense, Energy and Commerce departments sponsored which found "that Manufacturing USA is a valid approach grounded in a portfolio of technology-centric Institutes."
On Feb. 10, 2017, the Air Force released a revised draft performance work statement calling for daily logistics, maintenance and sustainment operations of at least 22 A-29 aircraft, ground training devices, mission planning systems and other training devices for the Afghan Air Force. Also includes a related draft RFP conference notice.
On Feb. 3, 2017, the Air Force issued a sources-sought notice requesting industry input as the service considers a requirement to replace the B-52 bomber's Pratt & WHitney TF33 engine. Includes the original notice as well as a Feb. 10 response to industry questions.
The Feb. 9, 2017, Government Accountability Office report finds that the military services have failed to complete policies and procedures that will capture the financial management information stemming from auditing their books.
The Feb. 14, 2017, Congressional Budget Office report "estimates that existing plans for U.S. nuclear forces would cost $400 billion over the 2017-2026 period -- $52 billion more than CBO’s 2015 estimate for the 2015-2024 period, largely because modernization programs will be ramping up."
On Feb. 14, 2017, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced it plans to hold a classified proposers' day "to provide information on the HUNTER program; promote additional discussion on this topic; address questions from potential proposers; and provide a forum for potential proposers to discuss teaming opportunities."
The Feb. 6, 2017, Congressional Research Service report -- originally obtained by Secrecy News -- includes a consolidated list "of short primers to give Members of Congress an overview of key aspects of the Department of Defense and how Congress exercises authority over it."
On Feb. 9, 2017, the Government Accountability Office's comptroller general released a pair of decisions issued the previous Jan. 30 that denied two separate bid protests, from Raytheon and VSE Corp., for a lowest-price, technically acceptable contract the Marine Corps awarded in May 2016 for work on its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle fleet.
On Feb. 9, 2017, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced it has selected Palo Alto, CA-based Space Systems Loral as its commercial partner for the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program.