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A multitiered approach to army acquisition

A multitiered approach to army acquisition John V. Farr The Department of Defense (DoD) has embarked on an ambitious path with the goal of accelerating the acquisition of complex systems with the adoption of the DoD 5000 series. Although DoD guidance encourages innovation by program managers, the organizational culture and a biannual budget process have […]

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Net-Centric Warfare and its impact on System-of-Systems

Net-Centric Warfare and its impact on System-of-Systems Steven G. Zenishek The effects of Net-Centric Warfare (NCW) and its impact on the acquisition of System-of-Systems constructs as experienced by the acquisition of the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System Block 10.2 are examined. Block 10.2 is an Acquisition Category III program that is fielding a net-centric, […]