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Army issues middle-tier acquisition guidance, may set up future budget account

October 9, 2018 at 5:36 PM
Army acquisition executive Bruce Jette signed a memo Sept. 25 outlining the service's own guidance on using the rapid prototyping and fielding authority known as section 804, Inside Defense has learned. The Army's use of the section 804 authority to obtain a prototype for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle thereby does not classify the planned Bradley replacement as a major defense acquisition program, according to the service's new guidelines , provided to Inside Defense . "Approved [middle-tier acquisition] efforts are...

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