Pentagon increasing use of MTA pathways to streamline acquisition efforts

By Jaspreet Gill / October 1, 2021 at 3:24 PM
Defense Department acquisition personnel effectively leveraged and increased the use of middle tier acquisition pathways to execute more agile acquisition efforts, a new report from the Pentagon’s inspector general found. MTA pathways provide a streamlined approach different than traditional acquisition processes to develop and acquire capabilities mature enough to be rapidly prototyped or fielded within five years, according to the report , which was released Sept. 30. The DOD IG reviewed 11 programs (five rapid prototyping and six rapid fielding...

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