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ACQuipedia serves as an online encyclopedia of common defense acquisition topics. Each topic is identified as an article. Each article contains a definition, a brief narrative that provides context, and includes links to the most pertinent policy, guidance, tools, practices, and training which further augment understanding and expand depth.

ACQuipedia was developed as a collaborative project to create content around Defense Acquisition-related topics. Articles (topics) will be maintained as a collaborative effort of subject matter experts across the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). Future growth may expand the collaboration of subject matter experts beyond DAU.

ACQuipedia provides the acquisition workforce with quick access to information in a succinct and digestible format. Article content aggregates the most relevant references and learning assets to narrowly focus users and quickly provide high value information.

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ACQUIPEDIA/Cost Estimating
General and Administrative (G&A) expenses are grouped together into an overall G&A pool. In…
ACQUIPEDIA/Life Cycle Logistics
The DLA GEM and AME Emulation Programs provide a continuing source of Form, Fit, Function and…
The Government Property clause at Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.245-1 requires…
ACQUIPEDIA/Life Cycle Logistics
The purpose of this article is to examine the topic of Government Property Accountability and the…
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 45.3 -- Authorizing the Use and Rental of Government…
The GPC program is established using task orders negotiated with national banks (e.g.,…
ACQUIPEDIA/Life Cycle Logistics
GENERAL INFORMATION GIDEP was established in 1959 as the Interservice Data Exchange Program (IDEP…
ACQUIPEDIA/Financial Management
Planning is the first step in the DoD resource allocation process and is accomplished by almost…