Lord predicts 'long-lasting impact' for latest acquisition reforms

By Tony Bertuca / October 7, 2020 at 1:23 PM
Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord, flanked by her top deputies, said today her team's work to re-write procurement policy over the past few years has resulted in "irreversible momentum." For months, Lord has been talking about how the Defense Department's notoriously cumbersome acquisition regulations, known as "DOD 5000," has been reworked into the new " Adaptive Acquisition Framework ." Today, she said the new system, which eschews a one-size-fits-all approach in favor of tailored requirements for specific programs, would have...

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