Mark Esper

Pentagon further restricts building access, boosting telework demand, after contractor dies

by Jackson Barnett • 2 weeks ago

The Pentagon raised its in-person workforce restrictions to its second highest-level, HPCON-C, increasing the number of employees that will need teleworking to some degree.

Contractors demand maximum telework authority as coronavirus furloughs loom

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

“We’re really in uncharted territory here," said the attorney leading Ward & Berry's government contracts practice.

Court says AWS is ‘likely to succeed’ in JEDI protest

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

In a document made public Friday evening, a federal judge writes that AWS is "likely to succeed on the merits of its argument that the DOD improperly evaluated" Microsoft's bid.

Pentagon leaders push for emerging technology R&D increase in 2021

by Jackson Barnett • 1 month ago

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley continue to push for more R&D funding for AI and other emerging technologies from Congress.

AWS believes Pentagon is withholding important documents in JEDI protest

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

AWS alleges that DOD has produced a "cherrypicked record." Meanwhile, DOD wants the court to throw out key charges of political influence in Amazon's protest.

Esper denies White House pressured him on JEDI

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters during a press conference at the Munich Security Conference in Germany that he "never felt pressure from the White House" to review the JEDI contract.

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