9 Key Parts Of DOD's Better Buying Power 2.0 Initiative
May 6, 2013, 5:08 PM EDT
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 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, 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.”
In an era of new fiscal realities, BBP 2.0 aims “to achieve greater efficiency and productivity in defense...