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White graduation cap icon ACQ 3110  Defense Industry Landscape

Defense Industry Landscape

Defense Industry Landscape is an Online Training (OLT) course covering the post WWII history of the defense industrial base to present and its importance to the United States, both its defense and its economy. Since World War II the defense industry has evolved. General background will be reviewed, along with the differences between private and public companies, the differences between commercial and defense companies, and maintaining awareness of DOD's industry partner business environment.





All acquisition professionals in all disciplines are encouraged to take this course.


  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).