Accession Number:

ADA339578

Title:

Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrations: Challenges and Opportunities

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (ACQUISITION AND TECHNOLOGY) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-09-10

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

In summary, the Departments Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrations ACTD initiative is continuing to build momentum and providing us with at least three significant opportunities. First, ACTDs provide experienced combat commanders with an opportunity to develop operational concepts that address military needs prior to major acquisition decisions and large dollar commitments. Second, they provide the Services with an approach for compressing acquisition cycle time and for offering direct and immediate solutions to urgent theater needs. And third, they provide the Department of Defense with a mechanism for fostering the kind of innovation needed to confront the wide range of military missions and potential threats confronting the U.S. today and in the future.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE