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DoD wants to pay more attention to weapon sustainment, seeing successes in new acquisition polices

Pentagon says its putting a greater emphasis on the sustainment of weapons systems — a part of the lifecycle that accounts for 70% of the cost of a weapon.

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Navy wants to leverage industry systems to get a jump on digital engineering

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AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the Pentagon on Feb. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD’s new Adaptive Acquisition Framework takes new approach to tailoring procurement strategies

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Pentagon says it needs billions to repay contractors for employee leave

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DoD and Congress using incentives, extra funds and other policies to keep defense companies cash positive

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DoD launches second wave of electronic medical health record program

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Pentagon struggles with change management, governance during EHR rollout, as VA looks on

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DoD’s electronic health record is not operationally effective, says Pentagon testing office

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Defense officials acknowledge early problems in EHR rollout, but no plans to delay it

Defense officials acknowledge early challenges in EHR deployment, but have no plans to delay further implementation

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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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DoD to mark first ‘go-live’ of its new electronic health record

Almost exactly four years after the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments decided to go their separate ways in their projects to modernize their electronic health records, DoD’s brand new EHR is now up and running, at least at one base.

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