Coronavirus COVID-19 is rapidly disrupting the performance of federal government contracts across all sectors, leaving contractors and subcontractors with more questions than answers on how to structure their operations. In the following Q&A, we address some of the top issues contractors are currently facing. Read the full post at Blank Rome
The U.S. government declared defense companies and their suppliers part of the country’s “critical infrastructure sector,” a designation that will allow employees to continue...
Both of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter assembly plants outside the United States are expected to be up and running by Wednesday after brief coronavirus-related shutdowns. More at Government Executive
The Air Force is concerned that its supply of spare parts and other critical items could be disrupted by the coronavirus, the service’s top officer said March 18. More at National Defense Magazine
In the United States, the outbreak of the novel coronavirus quickly transformed from a looming risk to a paralyzing pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has emphasized the need to engage in “social distancing” and avoid group settings in order to combat the spread of the virus. And every day, the announced restrictions […]
The global outbreak of the novel coronavirus has halted work on the F-35 joint strike fighter in Japan, and the Pentagon is remaining vigilant in case there are additional impacts, defense officials said March 4. More at National Defense Magazine