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On Wednesday, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee (“HASC”) began marking up the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act proposed by Committee Chairman Rep. Howard McKeon. In its current stage, referred to as the “chairman’s mark”, the bill would authorize the Department of Defense (“DoD”)...

A recent DoD report, released on April 18, suggests that Congress should lift restrictions on commercial satellite exports to eliminate existing headwinds in the U.S. space manufacturing market. Currently, commercial satellite exports are regulated by the U.S. Munitions List (“USML”), grouped with other defense-related...

The November 23rd deadline came and went, and the 12-member bi-partisan Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, the so-called Super Committee, did not reach agreement on a single measure to reduce the growing government debt of approximately $15 trillion. The military branches have expressed...

The past decade has been a ripe contracting environment in support of Department of Defense (“DoD”) activities in Iraq and Afghanistan. As of early 2011, the DoD had an estimated 150,000+ contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan....