This result occurred in part because the Office of the Secretary of Defense had not given any one organization primary responsibility for determining when to implement the department's statutory rapid acquisition authority or to execute timely funding decisions.
What does A/A stand for?
A/A stands for Acquisition Authority
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- Military and Government
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In July 2008, he told lawmakers that he intended to retain oversight authority for military space programs: "I fundamentally disagree that a single service should have the total acquisition decision authority and milestone authority for a set of programs, as was done with space, and I would intend to retain acquisition authority over space programs.
Jun 22, 2010 Northrop Grumman A media war of words has broken out between the US Air Force's top acquisition authority and Northrop Grumman over the performance of the airframer's Global Hawk - just days before the Defense Acquisition Board is to open a review of the unmanned aircraft program.
ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE, GAO/NSIAD-08-417T, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY: STATUS AND ACCOUNTABILITY CHALLENGES ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF SPECIAL DHS ACQUISITION AUTHORITY 7 (2008).
The Coast Guard has given up its independent acquisition authority under legislation passed by Congress.
Though CWID itself does not carry acquisition authority, CWID assessments, conducted during the demonstration, are compiled into a final report which provides focus for the acquisition community on demonstration output.
Even greater rapid acquisition authority was granted to the secretary of defense with the passage of section 806 (c) of the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Pub.
Special Operations Command, with its limited acquisition authority, is one example of where things are being done well, he pointed out.