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Recent Developments in Defense Technology – Restructuring of Acquisition Directorate and Key Nominations 

On February 1, 2018, the Department of Defense formally disestablished the office of Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics and will begin a four-month effort to reorganize its acquisition directorate, as required under recent reform legislation.  Our colleagues from the Defense Public Policy practice, Jack Deschauer and Pablo Carrillo, discuss the key nominations and what is necessary … Continue Reading

Traceability of Supply Chain for Government Contractors

The US Department of Defense recently announced a new proposed rule addressing the issue of counterfeit electronic parts in government contractor supply chains.  The proposed rule would require contractors to utilize trusted suppliers to obtain electronic parts and maintain traceability of the electronic parts back to the original manufacturer.  The objective of the proposed rule is … Continue Reading