Accession Number:

AD1023251

Title:

Defense AT and L. Volume 44, Number 6, November-December 2015: Where Have All the Nunn-McCurdys Gone

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article

Corporate Author:

Defense Acquisition University Fort Belvoir United States

Report Date:

2015-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

67.0

Abstract:

Innovation has become a very popular word lately.Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announcedthe Defense Innovation Initiative abouta year ago. At about the same time, the draft BetterBuying Power 3.0 set of initiatives, focusing ontechnical excellence and innovation, were publishedfor comment. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert O.Work has led the effort to develop an innovativeThird Offset Strategy. Most recently, Secretary ofDefense Ashton Carter announced the opening ofthe Defense Innovation UnitExperimental, or DIUX,in Californias Silicon Valley. President Obama hasled the administrations successful opening of severalManufacturing Innovation Institutes, most of whichare sponsored by the Department of Defense DoD.And more institutes are on the way.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE