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BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for January 2015


The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $8,058,027,355 on 163 individual contracts during January 2015. REMOTELY PILOTED MACHINES General Atomics received $43,291,564 for MQ-9 Reaper Block 1 retrofit kits. This is a sole-source acquisition. I.E.-Pacific Inc. received $16,372,000 to renovate and build several facilities for Triton UAS at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) in Point Mugu, CA. Northrop Grumman received $37,080,474 for UAS logistics services in Sierra Vista, AZ, and Afghanistan. Northrop Grumman received $6,999,767 for prototype software, demonstrations, hardware and reports. Northrop Grumman will develop value-added technologies to leverage modern commercial products and practices, enabling adaptive processing for pervasive ISR

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Comment by Lucky Red
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Oh, but we need our brave contractors. Who else can keep us safe and warm at nite, away from the Boogie Man and the rest of the monsters out there who are hell-bent on thwarting the World's Biggest Democracy(tm) and our superb way of life not to mention our freedom?