9 Key Parts Of DOD's Better Buying Power 2.0 Initiative

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 5:08 PM EDT) -- The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics recently issued a directive[1] articulating the U.S. Department of Defense’s Better Buying Power (“BBP”) 2.0 initiative, which builds upon the DOD’s BBP 1.0 initiative,[2] launched in 2010. BBP reflects the DOD’s effort to implement “best practices to strengthen the Defense Department’s buying power, improve industry productivity, and provide an affordable, value-added military capability to the Warfighter.”[3]

In an era of new fiscal realities, BBP 2.0 aims “to achieve greater efficiency and productivity in defense...
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