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Powerful Example: JRAC helps Warfighters overcome urgent threat from enemy drones

Powerful Example: JRAC helps Warfighters overcome urgent threat from enemy drones

Powerful Example: JRAC helps Warfighters overcome urgent threat from enemy drones
DAU Powerful Examples Team

Rapidly responding to enemy threats against U.S. Service members requires an agile acquisition system and the active collaboration of many parties in order to succeed. Making all of these pieces work together to provide timely solutions, while respecting the U.S. taxpayer, can be a challenging task. By carefully following the five phase approach for Joint Urgent Operational Needs (JUONs), the Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell was able to quickly deliver critical, anti-drone capabilities to deployed Warfighters.


The phased approach for JUONs exists to quickly meet Warfighter requirements while respecting costs to the taxpayer and statutory limitations. It can be broken down into:

(click each link above for detailed video segment examining how the Joint Rapid Acquisition Center worked through each phase of the process) 




[RELATED CONTENT: Full-length JRAC JUON Video]

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