Tag Archives: Defense Procurement and Acquisition policy

Pentagon Creates Advisory Panel on Streamlining Acquisition Process

The Defense Department has launched an advisory panel with a two-year charter to help streamline the military’s acquisition process, Defense News reported Tuesday. Aaron Mehta writes Deidre Lee, a former director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy and previously a Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, will lead the Advisory Panel on Streamlining …

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DoD’s Procurement, Acquisition Policy Arm to Update Contract Type Guidelines

The Defense Department‘s procurement and acquisition policy organization is looking to update its guidance on types of contracts in an effort to clarify requirements for industry partners, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Meredith Somers writes DPAP Director Claire Grady aims to publish two sets of guidelines that address contract types and source selection respectively before …

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GAO Releases Findings on Study of USAF’s Undefinitized Contract Actions

The Government Accountability Office has released a report of its findings on the U.S. Air Force‘s practices on awarding and reporting undefinitized contract actions to the Defense Department‘s Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy office. Timothy DiNapoli, director of acquisition and sourcing management at GAO, said Monday in a report to the Senate and House …

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DoD Names Ginman to Head Acquisition Policy Shop

The Defense Department has announced Richard T. Ginman will take over as director of the department’s acquisition policy shop. Ginman replaces former Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy Director Shay Assad, who was named two weeks ago to a special position specifically focused on Pentagon pricing Ginman most recently served as …

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