Inside the Air Force - July 14, 2017

Air Force kills AOC 10.2 contract with Northrop, opts for DIUx pathfinder

July 13, 2017 |
Courtney Albon Rachel Karas
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The Air Force announced this week it will terminate its contract with Northrop Grumman to develop the AOC 10.2 upgrade program, opting instead to pursue an AOC Pathfinder effort aimed at incorporating improved development and acquisition practices into the troubled program. The pathfinder team will include the system program office, the Air Force and Defense Digital Service and Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), service spokesman Capt. Emily Grabowski said in a July 13 email. "The AOC Pathfinder approach implements industry...

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