FAR Council Replaces Commercial Item DefinitionBy Brooke Stanley and Scott FrelingOn Nov. 4, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council issued a final rule ...
JUST IN: Northcom Experiment to Validate New AI SoftwareBy Meredith RoatenThe military should aim to field software capabilities to better detect threats against the homeland ...
JUST IN: Competition Between Space Acquisition Agencies Called a Good ThingBy Meredith RoatenThe Space Force will likely not pursue agency consolidation as a path forward for acquisition reform, a key leader said July 28.
JUST IN: Pentagon Officials ‘Doubling Down’ on Acquisition ReformBy Yasmin TadjdehJames Geurts — who is currently performing the duties of the undersecretary of the Navy and previously served as the service’s acquisition chief — said Pentagon officials are doubling down on efforts to reform the procurement process that were set in motion during the Trump administration.
JUST IN: Navy Information Warfare Leader Says IT Adoption Too SlowBy Yasmin TadjdehOver the past two decades information technology systems have “exploded” in use, but the U.S. military has been too slow to adopt it effectively, said the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare and director of naval intelligence April 21.
JUST IN: HASC Chairman Says Officials Should 'Cut Our Losses' on F-35By Meredith Roaten
809 Panel Chair: Final Report to Prescribe Sweeping Acquisition ReformsBy Jon HarperIn a June 29 interview with National Defense, the chair of the influential Section 809 Panel said industry and other interested parties can expect his group’s final report to lay out sweeping changes in how the Pentagon does business.
New Task Force to Help Streamline Army AcquisitionBy Vivienne MachiThe Army will soon develop a new command to help the service streamline its acquisition priorities, the service’s senior official said Oct. 9.
Air Force Opens SOFWERX-Like Facility Near Las VegasBy Vivienne MachiThe Air Force is taking a page out of the Special Operations Command rapid acquisition book to launch its own technology accelerator program in Nevada.
Express Lanes Needed to Accelerate AcquisitionBy Artie Mabbett and John KovachThere should be special rules to speed up major defense acquisition programs.