Lord says key acquisition reforms near completion

By Tony Bertuca  
October 4, 2019 at 5:00 AM
This fall will be an inflection point for Defense Department acquisition chief Ellen Lord, who is working to finalize a series of acquisition reform initiatives intended to simplify and accelerate the military’s procurement process. Lord, who spoke at an event sponsored by George Mason University and Defense Acquisition University, said several initiatives are almost ready to be briefed to Congress and the defense industry, including an ambitious re-write of the Defense Department’s lengthy acquisition regulations known as DOD Instruction 5000.02...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on the Trump administration's defense buildup and the response by the coming Democrat-controlled House of Representatives.

Log in to access this content.