Acquisition Logistics Excellence: an Internet listing tailored to the professional acquisition workforce.Department of Defense
Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics) (USD USD
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A library of USD(AT & L) documents, streaming videos, and links to many other valuable sites.
USD(AT & L) Knowledge Sharing System (formerly Defense Acquisition Desk-book)
Automated acquisition reference tool covering mandatory and discretionary practices.
Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP)
Procurement and acquisition policy news and events; reference library; DPAP organizational breakout; acquisition education and training policy and guidance.
DoD Inspector General
Audit and evaluation reports, IG testimony, and planned and ongoing audit projects of interest to the acquisition community.
DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI)
Joint project to implement true software enterprise management process within DoD.
Deputy Director, Systems Engineering, USD(AT & L/IO/SE)
Systems engineering mission: Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act The Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) was signed into law in November 1990. It requires the Department of Defense to establish education and training standards, requirements, and courses for the civilian and military workforce. information, training, and related sites; information on key areas of systems engineering responsibility.
Defense Acquisition University (DAU)
DAU Course Catalog. Defense AT & L magazine and Acquisition Review Quarterly journal; course schedule; policy documents; guidebooks; and training and education news for the Defense Acquisition Workforce.
Defense Acquisition University Distance Learning Courses
Take DAU courses online at your desk, at home, at your convenience!
Army Acquisition Support Center
News; policy; Army AL & T Magazine; programs; career information; events; training opportunities.
Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology)
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Navy Acquisition Reform
Acquisition policy and guidance; World-class Practices; Acquisition Center of Excellence; training opportunities.
Navy Acquisition, Research and Development Information Center
News and announcements; acronyms; publications and regulations; technical reports; "How to Do Business with the Navy."
Naval Sea Systems Command The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the largest of the U.S. Navy's five "systems commands," or materiel organizations. NAVSEA consists of four shipyards, eight "warfare centers" (two undersea and six surface), four major shipbuilding locations and the NAVSEA headquarters,
Total Ownership Cost (TOC); documentation and policy; Reduction Plan; Implementation Timeline; TOC reporting templates; FAQs.
Navy Acquisition and Business Management
Policy documents; training opportunities; guides on areas such as risk management, acquisition environmental issues, past performance, and more; news and assistance for the Standardized Procurement System (SPS) community; notices of upcoming events.
Navy Best Manufacturing Practices Center of Excellence
National resource to identify and share best manufacturing and business practices in use throughout industry, government, academia.
Naval Air Systems Command The Naval Air Systems Command, or NAVAIR, is the part of the United States Navy which provides materiel support for naval aircraft and airborne weapon systems, such as guided missiles. NAVAIR was established in 1966 as the successor to the Navy's Bureau of Naval Weapons (BuWeps). (NAVAIR NAVAIR Naval Air Systems Command )
Provides advanced warfare technology through the efforts of seamless, integrated, worldwide network of aviation technology experts.
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR SPAWAR Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command (US Navy)
SPAWAR Space Warfare )
Your source for SPAWAR business opportunities, acquisition news, solicitations, and small business information.
Joint Interoperability Test Command The Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) is a United States military organization that tests technology that pertains to multiple branches of the armed services and government. There is a facility in Fort Huachuca, Arizona and in Indian Head, Maryland. (JITC)
Policies and procedures Policies and Procedures are a set of documents that describe an organization's policies for operation and the procedures necessary to fulfill the policies. They are often initiated because of some external requirement, such as environmental compliance or other governmental for interoperability certification; lessons learned; link for requesting support.
Air Force (Acquisition)
Policy; career development and training opportunities; reducing TOC; library; links.
Air Force Materiel Command Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) is a major command of the United States Air Force. (AFMC) Contracting Laboratory's FAR Site
FAR search tool; Commerce Business Daily Announcements (CBDNet); Federal Register. Electronic Forms Library.
Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)
DSMC educational products and services: course schedules; job opportunities.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), U.S. government agency administered by the Department of Defense (see Defense, United States Department of). (DARPA)
News releases; current solicitations; "Doing Business with DARPA."
Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
Structure and mission of DISA; Defense Information System Network; Defense Message System; Global Command and Control System Highly mobile, deployable command and control system supporting forces for joint and multinational operations across the range of military operations, any time and anywhere in the world with compatible, interoperable, and integrated command, control, communications, computers, and ; much more!
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Noun 1. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - a combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security
Imagery; maps and geodata; Freedom of Information Act resources; publications.
Defense Modeling and Simulation Office The Defense Modeling and Simulation Office is "the catalyst organization for Department of Defense modeling and simulation and ensures that modeling and simulation technology development is consistent with other related initiatives." External links
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DoD Modeling and Simulation Master Plan; document library; events; services.
Defense Technical Information Center Noun 1. Defense Technical Information Center - the agency in the Department of Defense that provides scientific and technical information to federal agencies and their contractors
DTIC (DTIC DTIC
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DTIC (CA), DTIC-Dome
Technical reports; products and services; registration with DTIC; special programs; acronyms; DTIC FAQs.
Defense Electronic Business Program Office (DEBPO)
Policy; newsletters; Central Contractor Registration The Central Contractor Registration (CCR) is the primary supplier database for the U.S. Federal government. The CCR collects data from suppliers, validates and stores this data, and disseminates it to various government acquisition agencies. ; Assistance Centers; DoD EC Partners.
Open Systems Joint Task Force
Open Systems education and training opportunities; studies and assessments; projects, initiatives and plans; reference library.
Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP)
Federally funded co-op of government-industry participants, providing an electronic forum to exchange technical information essential to research, design, development, production, and operational phases of the life cycle of systems, facilities, and equipment.
Federal Civilian Agencies
Acquisition Reform Network (AcqNet)
Virtual library; federal acquisition and procurement opportunities; best practices; electronic forums; business opportunities; acquisition training; Excluded Parties List.
Committee for Purchase from People Who are Blind or Severely Disabled
Provides information and guidance to federal customers on the requirements of the Javits-Wagner-O'Day (JWOD) Act.
Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI)
Virtual campus for learning opportunities as well as information access and performance support.
Federal Acquisition Jump Station
Procurement and acquisition servers by contracting activity; CBDNet; Reference Library.
Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), component of the U.S. Department of Transportation that sets standards for the air-worthiness of all civilian aircraft, inspects and licenses them, and regulates civilian and military air traffic through its air traffic control (FAA)
Online policy and guidance for all aspects of the acquisition process.
General Accounting Office (GAO)
Access to GAO reports, policy and guidance, and FAQs.
General Services Administration The General Services Administration (GSA) was established by section 101 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C.A. § 751). The GSA sets policy for and manages government property and records. (GSA (1) (Global mobile Suppliers Association, Sawbridgeworth, U.K., www.gsacom.com) A membership organization of suppliers of GSM products and services. Its goal is to promote GSM as the worldwide mobile communications standard. See GSM Association and GSM. )
Online shopping for commercial items to support government interests.
Library of Congress
Research services; Congress at Work; Copyright Office; FAQs.
National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
Online service for purchasing technical reports, computer products, videotapes, audiocassettes, and more!
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Communications network for small businesses.
U.S. Coast Guard
News and current events; services; points of contact; FAQs.
U.S. Department of Transportation MARITIME Administration
Provides information and guidance on the requirements for shipping cargo on U.S. flag vessels.
Acquisition Community Connection (ACC See adaptive cruise control. )
Includes risk management, contracting, system engineering, total ownership cost (TOC) policies, procedures, tools, references, publications, Web links, and lessons learned.
Aging Systems Sustainment and Enabling Technologies (ASSET)
A government-academic-industry partnership. The technologies and processes developed in the ASSET program increase the DoD supply base, reduce the timeand cost associated with parts procurement, and enhance military readiness.
Commerce Business Daily
Access to current and back issues with search capabilities; business opportunities; interactive yellow pages.
DoD Defense Standardization Program
All about DoD standardization; key Points of Contact; FAQs; Military Specifications and Standards Reform; newsletters; training; nongovernment standards; links to related sites.
Earned Value Management Earned Value Management (commonly abbreviated and referred to just as EVM) is a project management technique that seeks to measure forward progress in an objective manner. EVM is touted as having a unique ability to combine measurements of technical performance (i.e.
Implementation of Earned Value Management; latest policy changes; standards; international developments; active noteboard.
Comprehensive central access point for searching, locating, ordering, and acquiring government and business information.
MANPRINT MANPRINT Manpower & Personnel Integration (Manpower and Personnel Integration)
Points of contact for program managers; relevant regulations; policy letters from the Army Acquisition Executive; as well as briefings on the MANPRINT program.
Office of Force Transformation
Site is devoted to news on transformation policies, programs, and projects throughout the DoD and the Services.
Project Management Institute
Program management publications, information resources, professional practices, and career certification.
Software Program Managers Network
Site supports project managers, software practitioners, and government contractors. Contains publications on highly effective software development best practices.
Industry and Professional Organizations
Association of Old Crows The Association of Old Crows is a nonprofit international professional organization specializing in electronic warfare, information operations, and related topics. The organization's headquarters are located in Alexandria, Virginia. (AOC AOC,
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Association news; conventions, conferences and courses; Journal of Electronic Defense magazine.
DAU Alumni Association
Acquisition tools and resources: government and related links; career opportunities; member forums.
Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA (Electronic Industries Alliance, Arlington, VA, www.eia.org) A membership organization founded in 1924 as the Radio Manufacturing Association. It sets standards for consumer products and electronic components. )
Government Relations Department; includes links to issue councils; market research assistance.
Integrated Dual-Use Commercial Companies (IDCC)
Information for technology-rich commercial companies on doing business with the federal government.
International Society of Logistics
Online desk references that link to logistics problem-solving advice; Certified Professional Logistician certification.
National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
"What's New in Contracting?"; educational products catalog; career center.
National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
Association news; events; government policy: National Defense magazine.
To add a non-commercial defense acquisition/acquisition and logistics excellence-related Web site to this list, please fax your request to Judith Greig, (703) 805-2917. DAU encourages the reciprocal linking of its Home Page to other interested agencies. Contact: email@example.com.