DOD proposes streamlining tech maturity milestone approval

By Tony Bertuca / April 15, 2024 at 4:58 PM
The Pentagon is asking Congress to consider a proposal that would streamline the technology development phase of defense acquisition, or milestone A, to better tailor the procurement process for specific weapons and to cut redundant documentation burdens. The new legislative proposal is similarly worded to one the Defense Department sent Congress earlier this month that would streamline the milestone B approval process, citing a “bureaucratic bottleneck.” Milestone A is the decision pathway for a DOD acquisition program to enter the...

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