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DoD takes next step in acquisition reform, renews calls for contractor stimulus

The Defense Department just took another step toward its goal of modernizing its acquisition system.

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Thornberry’s latest round of procurement reforms tackle DoD requirements, sustainment processes

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Audit finds big concerns within DoD’s management of smaller weapons systems

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Section 809: Will accountability and transparency be the price of reform?

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Latest effort to reform DoD acquisition borrows heavily from expert panel’s recommendations

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Panel gives tiny defense acquisition tweaks to make broader impact

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The legacy of Better Buying Power: DoD’s gambit to reform acquisition ‘from within’

The Pentagon’s internal improvement plan, known as Better Buying Power, coincided with several consecutive years of declines in the rate of cost growth…

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Pentagon appoints panel to scrub acquisition regulations

The Defense Department appointed 18 members to yet another advisory committee to study the acquisition system. But this one has a much more specific task than the blue ribbon panels that have come in the decades before it.

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