Use of Binding Arbitration for Contract Controversies
The Department of the Navy (DON), after consultation with the Attorney General as required by 5 U.S.C. 575(c), has adopted a policy that authorizes contracting officers to use binding arbitration procedures for issues in controversy arising under procurement contracts using appropriated and non-appropriated funds.
Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel
The CNO Executive Panel will report on the findings and recommendations of the Deterrence and Escalation Subcommittee to the Chief of Naval Operations. The meeting will consist of discussions of current and future Navy strategy, plans, and policies in support of U.S. deterrence planning, crisis management, and conflict escalation and control.