Army acquisition chief: Authority over different 'colors of money' for new software programs will be 'centralized'

By Dan Schere / March 14, 2023 at 1:41 PM
The Army is attempting to help streamline pathways for new software programs by centralizing authority over different colors of money, service acquisition chief Doug Bush said Tuesday. Bush, speaking at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute’s National Security Innovation Base Summit in Washington, was answering a question about Budget Activity 8 -- a pilot program the Defense Department established in 2020 to simplify the process for procuring some new software programs. “BA-8 is a sub-color inside [research and development]...

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