Authorizers Again Vote to Create 'Acquisition Challenge Program'

By Dan Dupont / May 2, 2002 at 5:00 AM
House authorizers have again voted to establish a process that would enable companies, individuals or defense agencies to challenge existing Defense Department programs by proposing new ideas. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), chairman of the House Armed Services research and development subcommittee, last year got the full committee and the House to approve his Defense Acquisition Challenge Program, which was later rejected in conference. Hunter's goal is a process by which "persons, institutions, industry and other organizations" could propose the use...

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