Kendall Releases New Acquisition Policy Guidance

By Tony Bertuca / January 7, 2015 at 12:12 PM
The Defense Department has updated its official acquisition policy guidance to emphasize the tailoring of individual weapons programs, while allowing for increased flexibility for managers who must navigate the Pentagon's famously complex procurement process. The new guidance, Department of Defense Instruction 5000.02 , or DODI 5000.02, cancels a previous version and "contains several program structure models instead of a single model" for program managers, according to a Jan. 7 memo signed by Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's chief acquisition executive. "Milestone...

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