Inside the Army - March 12, 2018

Jette: Army acquisition reform comes down to fewer restrictions

March 09, 2018 |
Ashley Tressel
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Commercial vendors are being scared off by the government's "onerous" rules, according to the Army's acquisition executive. Bruce Jette, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, told the House Armed Services Committee March 7 he is pushing for more freedoms to increase the number of government contractors and speed up the acquisition process. Jette told committee members the government has about 5,000 contractors, a number he views as too low. A former industry executive, he said the...

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