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Army drops more than half of 2015 contractors from new 'superior supplier' ranking

Jason Sherman | July 29, 2016
The Army reported dramatic shifts in its annual "superior supplier" list, dropping 20 business units from its annual ranking of defense contractors compared to 2015 -- more than half the entire roster -- while promoting 17 suppliers to higher positions, including seven new business segments in the most prestigious Tier 1 group.

MDA deputy director sees Israeli aid squeezing R&D resources

Tony Bertuca | July 29, 2016
The deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency concurs with a recent report highlighting several budgetary trends squeezing MDA's research and development funds, including the politically sensitive push for increased aid to Israeli defense projects.

Eight Navy suppliers notch improved 'superior' ranking as service culls overall list

Jason Sherman | July 29, 2016
Five Navy suppliers improved their position -- and three made a new appearance -- in the service's annual "superior" rankings, a Defense Department program the service pioneered to identify exceptional cost, schedule, performance, quality and business relations by defense contractors.

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Army drops more than half of 2015 contractors from new 'superior supplier' ranking

The Army reported dramatic shifts in its annual "superior supplier" list, dropping 20 business units from its annual ranking of defense contractors compared to 2015 -- more than half the entire roster -- while promoting 17 suppliers to higher positions, including seven new business segments in the most prestigious Tier 1 group.

Defense Budget Alert

Services submit POM-18 for internal review

The military services have submitted their respective program objective memoranda for fiscal years 2018 through 2022 for review by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, a Pentagon spokesman has told Inside Defense.