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April 22, 2019

Big News in Defense Exportability

The Chairman of the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) published a Memo establishing new Joint Capability Integration and ...
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F-35, S-400 and Turkey – Irresistible Force vs. Immovable Object?

Various defense media sources have recently published several articles on the Turkish Government’s plan to acquire the Russian-built S-400 ...
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FMS Systems Acquisition “Step 1” – Documenting what the Customer Wants

One of the challenges that DoD acquisition professionals encounter on a daily basis is the inherent difficulty involved in translating ...
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Acquisition Time Management in Three Dimensions

One of the best aspects of being a DAU Professor is that you have actually have time for contemplation and reflection. Conversely, when we ...
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Accelerating U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS) – Best Practices

U.S. Government and DoD senior leaders have repeatedly emphasized the importance of accelerating the defense acquisition process to develop ...
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The DoDI 5000.02 and International Acquisition & Exportability – A Brief History

USD(A&S) Ellen Lord recently announced that revising DoD Instruction 5000.02 (Operation of the Defense Acquisition System) will one of her ...
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