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Acquisition reform at the Department of Defense : elements and considerations

Author: Alexis Forrest
Publisher: New York : Nova Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Series: Defense, security and strategy series.
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The Department of Defense (DOD) acquires goods and services from contractors, federal arsenals, and shipyards to support military operations. Acquisition is a broad term that applies to more than just the purchase of an item or service; the acquisition process encompasses the design, engineering, construction, testing, deployment, sustainment, and disposal of weapons or related items purchased from a contractor.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Forrest, Alexis.
Acquisition Reform at the Department of Defense : Elements and Considerations.
Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis Forrest
ISBN: 9781633218994 1633218996
OCLC Number: 891387717
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed on Sept. 26, 2014).
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ACQUISITION REFORM AT THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE: ELEMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS; ACQUISITION REFORM AT THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE: ELEMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: DEFENSE ACQUISITIONS:HOW DODACQUIRES WEAPONSYSTEMS AND RECENT EFFORTSTO REFORM THE PROCESS; SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; BACKGROUND; THE PROCESS FOR BUYING A WEAPON SYSTEM; ACQUISITION CATEGORIES; ACQUISITION REFORM; Chapter 2: DEFENSE ACQUISITION REFORM: BACKGROUND, ANALYSIS, AND ISSUES FOR CONGRESS; SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; BACKGROUND. RECENT DOD EFFORTS TO IMPROVE ACQUISITIONSISSUES FOR CONGRESS; APPENDIX A. COMPLEXITY OF THE ACQUISITION PROCESS; APPENDIX B. CONSTANTLY CHANGING ACQUISITION RULES; APPENDIX C. SYLLABUS FOR THE CRS SEMINARS DEFENSE ACQUISITIONS: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM PAST REFORM EFFORTS?; BIBLIOGRAPHY OF READINGS (IN ORDER OF ASSIGNMENT); Chapter 3: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE'S USE OF CONTRACTORS TO SUPPORT MILITARY OPERATIONS: BACKGROUND, ANALYSIS, AND ISSUES FOR CONGRESS; SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; THE ROLE OF CONTRACTORS IN MILITARY OPERATIONS; PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE; ISSUES FOR CONGRESS. APPENDIX A. NUMBER OF CONTRACTORS VS. NUMBER OF TROOPS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTANAPPENDIX B. DOD CONTRACT OBLIGATIONS; APPENDIX C. SELECT LEGISLATIVE HISTORY; Chapter 4: THE NUNN-MCCURDY ACT: BACKGROUND, ANALYSIS, AND ISSUES FOR CONGRESS; SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; BACKGROUND; ISSUES FOR CONGRESS; APPENDIX. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY; INDEX.
Series Title: Defense, security and strategy series.
Responsibility: Alexis Forrest, editor.

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The Department of Defense (DOD) acquires goods and services from contractors, federal arsenals, and shipyards to support military operations. Acquisition is a broad term that applies to more than just the purchase of an item or service; the acquisition process encompasses the design, engineering, construction, testing, deployment, sustainment, and disposal of weapons or related items purchased from a contractor. This book provides an overview of the process by which the Department of Defense acquires weapon systems and discusses recent major efforts by Congress and DOD to improve the performan.

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