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Acquisition Central

http://acquisition.gov/

Shared systems and tools to help the federal acquisition community and the government's business partners conduct business efficiently.

Acquisition Community Connection (ACC)

http://acc.dau.mil

Policies, procedures, tools, references, publications, Web links, and lessons learned for risk management, contracting, system engineering, total ownership cost.

Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrations (ACTDs)

www.acq.osd.mil/actd/

ACTD's accomplishments, articles, speeches, guidelines, and POCs.

Aging Systems Sustainment and Enabling Technologies (ASSET)

http://asset.okstate.edu/asset/index.htm

A government-academic-industry partnership. ASSET program-developed technologies and processes increase the DoD supply base, reduce time and cost associated with parts procurement, and enhance military readiness.

Air Force (Acquisition)

www.safaq.hq.af.mil/

Policy; career development and training opportunities; reducing TOC; library; links.

Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) Contracting Laboratory's FAR Site

http://farsite.hill.af.mil/

FAR search tool; Commerce Business Daily announcements (CBDNet); Federal Register; electronic forms library.

Army Acquisition Support Center

http://asc.army.mil

News; policy; Army AL & T Magazine; programs; career information; events; training opportunities.

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology)

https://webportal.saalt.army.mil/

ACAT Listing; ASA(ALT) Bulletin; digital documents library; ASA(ALT) organization; links to other Army acquisition sites.

Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACE)

www.aacei.org

Promotes planning and management of cost and schedules; online technical library; bookstore; technical development; distance learning; etc.

Association of Old Crows (AOC)

www.crows.org

News; conventions, courses; Journal of Electronic Defense.

Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC)

www.aptac-us.org

PTACs nationwide assist businesses with government contracting issues.

Committee for Purchase from People Who are Blind or Severely Disabled

www.jwod.gov

Information and guidance to federal customers on the requirements of the Javits-Wagner-O'Day (JWOD) Act.

Defense Acquisition University (DAU)

www.dau.mil

DAU Course Catalog; Defense AT & L magazine and Defense Acquisition Review Journal; course schedule; policy documents; guidebooks; training and education news for the AT & L workforce.

DAU Alumni Association

www.dauaa.org

Acquisition tools and resources; government and related links; career opportunities; member forums.

DAU Distance Learning Courses

www.dau.mil/registrar/enroll.asp

DAU online courses.

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

www.darpa.mil

News releases; current solicitations; "Doing Business with DARPA."

Defense Electronic Business Program Office (DEBPO)

www.acq.osd.mil/scst/index.htm

Policy; newsletters; Central Contractor Registration (CCR); assistance centers; DoD EC partners.

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

www.disa.mil

Structure and mission of DISA; Defense Information System Network; Defense Message System; Global Command and Control System.

Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO)

www.dmso.mil

DoD Modeling and Simulation Master Plan; document library; events; services.

Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)

www.dau.mil

DSMC educational products and services; course schedules; job opportunities.

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)

www.dtic.mil/

DTIC's scientific and technical information network (STINET) is one of DoD's largest available repositories of scientific, research, and engineering information. Hosts over 100 DoD Web sites.

Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP)

www.acq.osd.mil/dpap

Procurement and acquisition policy news and events; reference library; DPAP organizational breakout; acquisition education and training policy, guidance.

DoD Defense Standardization Program

www.dsp.dla.mil

DoD standardization; points of contact; FAQs; military specifications and standards reform; newsletters; training; non-government standards; links.

DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI)

www.esi.mil

Joint project to implement true software enterprise management process within DoD.

DoD Inspector General Publications

www.dodig.osd.mil/pubs/

Audit and evaluation reports; IG testimony; planned and ongoing audit projects of interest to the AT & L community.

DoD Office of Technology Transition

www.acq.osd.mil/ott/

Information about and links to OTT's programs.

DoD Systems Engineering

www.acq.osd.mil/ds/se

IPolicies, guides and other information on SE and related topics, including developmental T & E and acquisition program support.

Earned Value Management

www.acq.osd.mil/pm

Implementation of earned value management; latest policy changes; standards; international developments.

Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA)

www.eia.org

Government relations department; links to issues councils; market research assistance.

Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI)

www.faionline.com

Virtual campus for learning opportunities; information access and performance support.

Federal Acquisition Jump Station

http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/fedproc/home.html

Procurement and acquisition servers by contracting activity; CBDNet; reference library.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

www.asu.faa.gov

Online policy and guidance for all aspects of the acquisition process.

Federal Business Opportunities

www.fedbizopps.gov/

FedBizOpps.gov is the single government point-of-entry for federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000.

Federal R & D Project Summaries

www.osti.gov/fedrnd/about

Portal to information on federal research projects; search databases at different agencies.

Federal Research in Progress (FEDRIP)

http://grc.ntis.gov/fedrip.htm

Information on federally funded projects in the physical sciences, engineering, life sciences.

Fedworld Information

www.fedworld.gov

Comprehensive central access point for searching, locating, ordering, and acquiring government and business information.

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

www.gao.gov

GAO reports;policy and guidance; FAQs.

General Services Administration (GSA)

www.gsa.gov

Online shopping for commercial items to support government interests.

Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP)

www.gidep.org/

Federally funded co-op of government-industry participants, providing electronic forum to exchange technical information essential to research, design, development, production, and operational phases of the life cycle of systems, facilities, and equipment.

GOV.Research_Center

http://grc.ntis.gov

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Technical Information Service (NTIS), and National Information Services Corporation (NISC) joint venture single-point access to government information.

Integrated Dual-Use Commercial Companies (IDCC)

www.idcc.org

Information for technology-rich commercial companies on doing business with the federal government.

International Society of Logistics

www.sole.org

Online desk references that link to logistics problem-solving advice; Certified Professional Logistician certification.

International Test & Evaluation Association (ITEA)

www.itea.org

Professional association to further development and application of T & E policy and techniques to assess effectiveness, reliability, and safety of new and existing systems and products.

U.S. Joint Forces Command

www.jfcom.mil

A "transformation laboratory" that develops and tests future concepts for warfighting.

Joint Fires Integration and Interoperability Team

https://jfiit.eglin.af.mil

USJFCOM lead agency to investigate, assess, and improve integration, interoperability, and operational effectiveness of Joint Fires and Combat Identification across the Joint warfighting spectrum. (Accessible from .gov and .mil domains only.)

Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC)

http://jitc.fhu.disa.mil

Policies and procedures for interoperability certification; lessons learned; support.

Joint Spectrum Center (JSC)

www.jsc.mil

Provides operational spectrum management support to the Joint Staff and COCOMs and conducts R & D into spectrum-efficient technologies.

Library of Congress

www.loc.gov

Research services; Congress at Work; Copyright Office; FAQs.

MANPRINT (Manpower and Personnel Integration)

www.manprint.army.mil

Points of contact for program managers; relevant regulations; policy letters from the Army Acquisition Executive; briefings on the MANPRINT program.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s Commercial Technology Office (CTO)

http://technology.grc.nasa.gov

Promotes competitiveness of U.S. industry through commercial use of NASA technologies and expertise.

National Contract Management Association (NCMA)

www.ncmahq.org

"What's New in Contracting?"; educational products catalog; career center.

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)

www.ndia.org

Association news; events; government policy; National Defense magazine.

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

www.nima.mil

Imagery; maps and geodata; Freedom of Information Act resources; publications.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

www.nist.gov

Information about NIST technology, measurements, and standards programs, products, and services.

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

www.ntis.gov/

Online service for purchasing technical reports, computer products, videotapes, audiocassettes.

Naval Sea Systems Command

www.navsea.navy.mil

Total Ownership Cost (TOC); documentation and policy; reduction plan; implementation timeline; TOC reporting templates; FAQs.

Navy Acquisition and Business Management

www.abm.rda.hq.navy.mil

Policy documents; training opportunities; guides on risk management, acquisition environmental issues, past performance; news and assistance for the Standardized Procurement System (SPS) community; notices of upcoming events.

Navy Acquisition, Research and Development Information Center

www.onr.navy.mil/sci_tech

News and announcements; acronyms; publications and regulations; technical reports; doing business with the Navy.

Navy Best Manufacturing Practices Center of Excellence

www.bmpcoe.org

National resource to identify and share best manufacturing and business practices in use throughout industry, government, academia.

Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)

www.navair.navy.mil

Provides advanced warfare technology through the efforts of a seamless, integrated, worldwide network of aviation technology experts.

Office of Force Transformation

www.oft.osd.mil

News on transformation policies, programs, and projects throughout the DoD and the Services.

Open Systems Joint Task Force

www.acq.osd.mil/osjtf

Open Systems education and training opportunities; studies and assessments; projects, initiatives and plans; reference library.

Parts Standardization and Management Committee (PSMC)

www.dscc.dla.mil/psmc

Collaborative effort between government and industry for parts management and standardization through commonality of parts and processes.

Performance-based Logistics Toolkit

https://acc.dau.mil/pbltoolkit

Web-based 12-step process model for development, implementation, and management of PBL strategies.

Project Management Institute

www.pmi.org

Program management publications; information resources; professional practices; career certification.

Small Business Administration (SBA)

www.sbaonline.sba.gov

Communications network for small businesses.

DoD Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

www.acq.osd.mil/sadbu

Program and process information; current solicitations; Help Desk information.

Software Program Managers Network

www.spmn.com

Supports project managers, software practitioners, and government contractors. Contains publications on highly effective software development best practices.

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)

https://e-commerce.spawar.navy.mil

SPAWAR business opportunities; acquisition news; solicitations; small business information.

System of Systems Engineering Center of Excellence (SoSECE)

www.sosece.org

Advances the development, evolution, practice, and application of the system of systems engineering discipline across individual and enterprise-wide systems.

Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) (USD[AT & L])

www.acq.osd.mil/

USD(AT & L) documents; streaming videos; links.

USD(AT & L) Knowledge Sharing System (formerly Defense Acquisition Deskbook)

http://akss.dau.mil

Automated acquisition reference tool covering mandatory and discretionary practices.

U.S. Coast Guard

www.uscg.mil

News and current events; services; points of contact; FAQs.

U.S. Department of Transportation MARITIME Administration

www.marad.dot.gov/

Information and guidance on the requirements for shipping cargo on U.S. flag vessels.

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