Acquisition technology logistics excellence: an internet listing tailored to the professional acquisition workforce

Acquisition technology logistics excellence: an internet listing tailored to the professional acquisition workforce

Surfing the Net

Department of Defense

Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) (USD[AT&L])

ACQWeb offers a library of USD(AT&L) documents, a means to view streaming videos, and jump points to many other valuable sites.

Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP)

Procurement and Acquisition Policy news and events; reference library; DPAP organizational breakout; acquisition education and training policy and guidance.

DoD Inspector General

Search for audit and evaluation reports, Inspector General testimony, and planned and ongoing audit projects of interest to the acquisition community.

Deputy Director, Systems Engineering, USD (AT&L/10/SE)

Systems engineering mission; Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act information, training, and related sites; information on key areas of systems engineering responsibility.

AT&L Knowledge Sharing System (Formerly Deskbook)

Automated acquisition reference tool covering mandatory and discretionary practices. Defense Acquisition History (DAH) Project

The DAH Project is a multi-year program to produce a detailed history of defense acquisition since 1947, to be published in six volumes. The site features a quarterly online newsletter, project status announcements, acquisition history links, and contact information.

Defense Acquisition University (DAU)

DAU Course Catalog, Program Manager magazine and Acquisition Review Quarterly journal; course schedule; policy documents; guidebooks; and training and education news for the Defense Acquisition Workforce.

Defense Acquisition University Continuous Learning Courses

Take DAU courses online at your desk, at home, at your convenience!

Army Acquisition Support Center

News; policy; publications;’ personnel demo; contacts; training opportunities.

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology)


News, ACAT Listing, PEO-PM Listing, Army Transformation, links to Army directorates and major programs.

Navy Acquisition Reform

Acquisition policy and guidance; World-class Practices; Acquisition Center of Excellence; training opportunities.

Navy Acquisition, Research and Development Information Center

News and announcements; acronyms; publications and regulations; technical reports; “How to Do Business with the Navy”; much more!

Naval Sea Systems Command

Total Ownership Cost (TOC); documentation and policy; Reduction Plan; Implementation Timeline; TOC reporting templates; Frequently Asked Questions.

Navy Acquisition and Business Management

Policy documents; training opportunities; guides on areas such as risk management, acquisition environmental issues, past performance, and more; news and assistance for the Standardized Procurement System (SPS) community; notices of upcoming events.

Navy Best Manufacturing Practices Center of Excellence

A national resource to identify and share best manufacturing and business practices being used throughout industry, government, and academia.

Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)

Provides advanced warfare technology through the efforts of seamless, integrated, worldwide network of aviation technology experts.

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)

Your source for SPAWAR business opportunities, acquisition news, solicitations, and small business information.

Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC)

Policies and procedures for interoperability certification. Access to lessons learned; link for requesting support.

Air Force (Acquisition)

Policy; career development and training opportunities; reducing TOC; library; links.

Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)

Contracting Laboratory’s FAR Site

FAR search tool; Commerce Business Daily Announcements (CBDNet); Federal Register; Electronic Forms Library.

Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)

DSMC educational products and services; course schedules; job opportunities.

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

News releases; current solicitations; “Doing Business with DARPA.”

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

Structure and mission of DISA; Defense Information System Network; Defense Message System; Global Command and Control System; much more!

National imagery and Happing Agency

Imagery; maps and geodata; Freedom of Information Act resources; publications.

Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO)

DoD Modeling and Simulation Master Plan; document library; events; services.

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)

Technical reports; products and services; registration with DTIC; special programs; acronyms; DTIC FAQs.

Defense Electronic Business Program Office (DEBPO)

Policy; newsletters; Central Contractor Registration; Assistance Centers; DoD EC Partners.

Open Systems Joint Task Force

Open Systems education and training opportunities; studies and assessments; projects, initiatives and plans; reference library.

Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP)

Federally funded co-op of government-industry participants, providing an electronic forum to exchange technical information essential to research, design, development, production, and operational phases of the life cycle of systems, facilities, and equipment.

Federal Civilian Agencies

Acquisition Reform Network (ARNET)

Virtual library; federal acquisition and procurement opportunities; best practices; electronic forums; business opportunities; acquisition training; Excluded Parties List.

Committee for Purchase from People Who are Blind or Severely Disabled

Provides information and guidance to federal customers on the requirements of the Javits-Wagner-O’Day (JWOD) Act.

Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI)

Virtual campus for learning opportunities as well as information access and performance support.

Federal Acquisition Jump Station

Procurement and acquisition servers by contracting activity; CBDNet; Reference Library.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Online policy and guidance for all aspects of the acquisition process.

General Accounting Office (GAO)

Access to GAO reports, policy and guidance, ant FAQs.

General Services Administration (GSA)

Online shopping for commercial items to support government interests.

Library of Congress

Research services; Congress at Work; Copyright Office; FAQs.

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Online service for purchasing technical reports, computer products, videotapes, audiocassettes, and more!

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Communications network for small businesses. U.S. Coast Guard

News and current events; services; points of contact; FAQs.

U.S. Department of Transportation MARITIME Administration

Provides information and guidance on the requirements for shipping cargo on U.S. flag vessels.

Topical Listings

Commerce Business Daily

Access to current and back issues with search capabilities; business opportunities; interactive yellow pages.

DoD Specifications and Standards Home page

All about DoD standardization; key Points of Contact; FAQs; Military Specifications and Standards Reform; newsletters; training; nongovernment standards; links to related sites.

Earned Value Management

Implementation of Earned Value Management; latest policy changes; standards; international developments; active noteboard.

Fedworld Information

Comprehensive central access point for searching, locating, ordering, and acquiring government and business information.

GSA Federal Supply Service

The No. 1 resource for the latest services and products industry has to offer.

Joint Advanced Distributed Simulation (JADS) Joint Test Force

JADS is a one-stop shop for complete information on distributed simulation and its applicability to test and evaluation and acquisition.

MANPRINT (Manpower and Personnel Integration)

Points of contact for program managers; relevant regulations; policy letters from the Army Acquisition Executive; as well as briefings on the MANPRINT program.

Acquisition Community Connection (ACC)

Includes risk management, contracting, system engineering, total ownership cost (TOC) policies, procedures, tools, references, publications, Web links, and lessons learned.

Industry and Professional Organizations

Association of Old Crows (AOC)

Association news; conventions, conferences and courses; Journal of Electronic Defese magazine.

DAU Alumni Association

Acquisition tools and resources; government and related links; career opportunities; member forums.

Aging Systems Sustainment and Enabling Technology (ASSET)

Collaborative effort between government, industry, and academia. Learn about ASSET and how to participate.

Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA)

Government Relations Department; includes links to issue councils; market research assistance.

International Society of Logistics

Online desk references that link to logistics problem-solving advice; Certified Professional Logistician certification.

National Contract Management Association (NCMA)

“What’s New in Contracting?”; educational products catalog; career center.

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)

Association news; events; government policy; National Defense magazine.

Project Management Institute

Program management publications, information resources, professional practices, and career certification.

Software Program Managers Network

Site supports project managers, software practitioners, and government contractors. Contains publications on highly effective software development best practices.

Parts Standardization and Management Committee (PSMC)

Collaborative effort between government and industry. Learn more about parts management and standardization through commonality of parts and processes.

DAU encourages the reciprocal linking of its Home Page to other interested agencies. Contact the DAU Webmaster at:

If you would like to add your acquisition or acquisition and logistics excellence-related Web site to his list, please put your request in writing and fax it to Judith Greig, 703)-805-2917.

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