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ACQUISITION ENCYCLOPEDIA

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/Financial Management
VAT and VAT exemption can apply to the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) international acquisition…
ACQUIPEDIA/Program Management
In a tradeoff source selection, the relative importance of cost or price may vary in relation to…
ACQUIPEDIA/Contracting
Commercial items are not subject to the Truth in Negotiations Act because the commercial…
ACQUIPEDIA/Engineering and Technical Management
Overview As stated above, VECP is a proposal submitted by a contractor under the VE provisions of…
ACQUIPEDIA/Program Management
The Variance at Completion (VAC) is computed by subtracting the Estimate at Completion (EAC) from…