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Initially, the DSARC had four members: the director of defense research and engineering and three assistant secretaries of defense for installations and logistics, systems analysis, and comptroller. The director of defense research and engineering chaired the council during the first two milestone reviews, and the assistant secretary of defense installations and logistics ran the proceedings at milestone three.
The Office of the Secretary of Defense formally incorporated competitive prototyping into its policy guidance for weapon systems acquisition in Edmund Dewes et al. Department of Defense Directive, No. Prior to the cancelation of the program in , the Army had briefly considered modification of the Cheyenne for the anti-armor mission in Europe.
The Army tested prototypes equipped with anti-armor missiles and infrared imaging technology for nighttime flying. See, for example, Fink , Donald E. By , cost overruns and schedule delays at the prime contractor, the Electric Boat Company, had begun to draw sharp criticism from the Congress. In , the Congress required the Department of Defense to establish an independent weapons testing office headed by a new assistant secretary of defense.
OSD did not fill the position until the end of Also in , the Congress passed the Competition in Contracting Act, which mandated greater use of competitive bidding rather than sole-source selection in military procurement. See also William E. The Office of the Secretary of Defense added a fourth milestone—demonstration and validation—to the DSARC review process in that required a renumbering of each stage in the acquisition cycle: program initiation milestone zero , demonstration and validation milestone one , full-scale engineering development milestone two , and production and deployment milestone three.
See Department of Defense Directive, No. The requirement also included a mm.
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Unlike the TOW, the Hellfire gave the Apache the flexibility to dash for cover immediately after launch and engage enemy positions from protected locations. Cagle , Mary T. The evolution of battlefield tactics during this period culminated in two major revisions of Army doctrine: the introduction of the Active Defense in and AirLand Battle six years later.
See John L. Nelson and Karen W. John L. Romjue, Susan Canedy, and Anne W. Procurement included the cost of production minus expenses for research and development. House Committee on Armed Services, U. Keith Papers, U. Marsh Jr.
Sculley Papers, George C. Marshall Foundation, Lexington, Va. The Army had always intended to maintain an active inventory of AH-1 Cobra gunships equipped with TOW missiles suitable for use in less demanding battlefield environments. Army units in the United States absorbed the 15 percent reduction ordered by Marsh.
Marsh to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, 23 November , 1. Patrick M. DARCOM also secured the release of additional resources by postponing the award of production contracts for the forward-looking infrared weapons sighting system for the Cobra attack helicopter and the M field artillery ammunition supply vehicle. House Committee, U.
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Toggle navigation. Army Center of Military History Providing the Means of War is an important anthology of papers by current and former acquisition officials, federal historians, and distinguished scholars on the history of defense acquisition. Consisting of fifteen papers carefully edited by Shannon A. Brown, the anthology also includes Harvard Business School professor J. Cooling's closing remarks showcasing the Defense Acquisition History Project as an important historical undertaking, a work in progress, to promote an understanding of how the nation's defenses are forged through acquisition-the foundation of its military strength.
It is a volume with thought-provoking lessons and observations from the past that will resonate with today's acquisition professionals. Anno: Editore: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. Lingua: english. Pagine: