Inside the Pentagon - February 8, 2018

DOD details acquisition changes ahead of new modernization investments

February 07, 2018 |
Tony Bertuca
The Pentagon has officially disestablished the office of its top acquisition official and will spend the next four months executing a congressionally directed restructuring aimed at separating the management and sustainment of weapon systems and services from research and engineering. Ellen Lord, who previously served as the under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, is now the Pentagon's USD for acquisition and sustainment, while former NASA Administrator Mike Griffin is awaiting Senate confirmation to become the USD for...

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