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Acquisition Management

Read Chapter One of Introduction to Defense Acquisition Management, Chapter One of Joint Program Management Handbook, visit https://akss.dau.mil/dag/ and read DoDD 5000.1 sections 1, 2, & 3 and Answer the questions below.

1. Describe the roles of the Executive Branch, Congress, and defense industry in Defense Acquisition. What are some of the responsibilities and objectives of each sector?

2. Explain where the authority to conduct defense acquisition for the DoD is derived.

3. List three underlying principles why joint programs are established.

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The Defense Acquisition Portal provides a wealth of information and tools on processes, policies and guidelines. Visit this site for more information: https://dap.dau.mil/Pages/Default.aspx

1. The Executive Branch, Congress and defense industry play critical roles in the U.S. Defense Acquisition program. The Executive Branch is responsible for the creation of law, directives and regulations. In addition the Executive Branch defines defense programs, budget for the programs and also provide contracts with the defense industry ...

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The solution describes the roles of the Executive Branch, Congress, and defense industry in Defense Acquisition.

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