Defense AT&L - July-August 2014
July - August 2014
Defense AT&L is a bimonthly magazine published by DAU Press for senior military personnel, civilians, defense contractors, and defense industry professionals in program management and the acquisition, technology and logistics workforce.
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From the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
The United States Special Operations Command responded in an innovative way to an urgent call for more armed aircraft than was available with the current fleet of aging gunships. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency cycles in new program managers for short-term service to constantly receive fresh perspectives. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
How to provide recommendations for contingency procurement operations in which host-nation vendors supply or manufacture products for the host-nation forces under the auspices of U.S. contracts. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
To achieve success in today’s financially tightened environment, Defense Department program managers need to develop the bold habits of private-sector entrepreneurs. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
Gather the best people you can, develop a network of capable contacts and make your program fun. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program has developed a new approach to executing the 12 Integrated Product Support elements outlined in the Defense Department’s Product Support Manager Guidebook.
Here’s a major tool to help demystify Department of Defense acquisition for product support—one that provides a multiple military Service perspective linking integrated information. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
To achieve agility, consider using internal resources to do the work and implementing work practices that improve work visibility to facilitate its comparative valuation. Avoid a large contract or redesign. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
Defense Acquisition Magazine
July - August 2014