Y-12 & Pantex contracts extended

The existing management contracts at the Y-12 and Pantex nuclear weapons plants have been extended through September, giving the government more time to try to work out a solution to a $22 billion contract squabble and ease the uncertainty for thousands of workers. The GAO’s deadline for ruling on the latest protest on the Y-12/Pantex contract award is Sept. 25.

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