Air Force wants to improve transparency, process for using MTA pathway

By Courtney Albon / March 31, 2021 at 2:55 PM
As some of the Air Force's early Mid-Tier Acquisition programs approach transition points, the service is considering opportunities to increase transparency for those programs and ensure they meet the rapid acquisition pathway criteria. Congress granted MTA authorities to the Defense Department in the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, allowing the services to streamline programs through rapid prototyping and fielding of proven technologies. The Air Force, in particular, moved quickly to adopt the new authorities for programs like the...

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