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...

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