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What does ARI stand for?

ARI stands for Acquisition Reform Initiative (US DoD)

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And while the continuing vigorous efforts in acquisition reform are to be applauded and supported, the recommendations of the product support assessment fill the gap generally missed in the current acquisition reform initiatives.
The second article, "Lead Systems Integrators: A Post-Acquisition Reform Retrospective" by Kathlyn Hopkins Loudin, addresses concerns about the mid-1990s Acquisition Reform initiatives, which embraced the philosophy of "partnering with industry.
The failure of acquisition reform initiatives during the past two decades only reaffirm the obvious: That the one sure way to change behaviors in military acquisition is to take away the money, says Gerald Abbott, professor emeritus at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
This model uses a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA), which has been encouraged through acquisition reform initiatives and emphasizes a thorough understanding and application of core competencies, principal activities, cost structure, and an expected revenue stream to enable sufficient profits to remain in business in a competitive environment.