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Acquisition & logistics excellence: an internet listing tailored to the professional acquisition workforce.

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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