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Acquisition reform at the Department of Defense : elements and considerations, Alexis Forrest, editor

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Acquisition reform at the Department of Defense : elements and considerations
Title
Acquisition reform at the Department of Defense
Title remainder
elements and considerations
Statement of responsibility
Alexis Forrest, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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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Dewey number
355.6/22
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Forrest, Alexis,
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Defense, security and strategies
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  • United States
  • United States
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Acquisition reform at the Department of Defense : elements and considerations, Alexis Forrest, editor
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from PDF title page (viewed on Sept. 26, 2014)
  • Includes index
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Color
multicolored
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
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ocn891387717
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781633218994
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891387717
Label
Acquisition reform at the Department of Defense : elements and considerations, Alexis Forrest, editor
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from PDF title page (viewed on Sept. 26, 2014)
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn891387717
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781633218994
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891387717

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