Frequently Asked Questions



QUESTION:
 
I have a question about Acquisition policy.
ANSWER:
The Defense Acquisition University has subject matter experts that may be able to help: http://www.dau.mil
 
QUESTION:
 
I am looking for Department of Defense Issuances and Directives.
ANSWER:
OSD(AT&L) does not maintain a list of directives; all DoD directives can be found here: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/
 
QUESTION:
 
I am looking for employment with AT&L ODS.
ANSWER:
OSD(AT&L) does not have a separate HR department and does not accept job resumes directly. All government jobs are listed and hired through: http://www.usajobs.gov/
 
QUESTION:
 
I am looking for Root Certificates listed as on the AT&L OSD website.
ANSWER:
 
Root certificates can be found at: https://www.dodpke.com/installroot/
 
QUESTION:
 
I have a 404 error when looking for a DSB Report
ANSWER:
 
The DSB reports can now be found at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports2000s.htm
 
QUESTION:
 

I got a 404 error when looking for the Unmanned Vehicle Roadmap

ANSWER:
 

The Unmanned Vehicle Roadmap has moved to this location: http://www.acq.osd.mil/psa/organization/uw.shtml

 
QUESTION:
 
I am looking for the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) website
ANSWER:
 
A number of years ago Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) became the Missile Defense Agency; their website can be found at: http://www.mda.mil/
 
QUESTION:
 
I am looking for the CARS website
ANSWER:
 
CARS is now DAMIR, which can be found at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/damir/
 
QUESTION:
 
I am looking for the DP website
ANSWER:
 
DP became part of DPAP in 2007; its website can be found at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap
 
QUESTION:
 
I am looking for the DoD Packaging Guidebook
ANSWER:
 
The DoD Packaging Guidebook can be found on the DPAP website here: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/Docs/web%20Pkg%20Guide.doc
 
QUESTION:
 
I am looking for the public DAB Schedule.
ANSWER:
 
The DAB schedule is not maintained through this portal. site.
 
QUESTION:
 
I got a 404 error when looking for the VANs list
ANSWER:
 
The VANs list no longer exists.
 
QUESTION:
 
Where can I find more information about Department of Defense Acquisition?
ANSWER:
The AT&L Knowledge Sharing System contains information about acquisition law, policy, regulations, and procedures pertaining to the DoD.
 
QUESTION:
 
Where should I go if I have a question about the military?
ANSWER:
The Defense.gov FAQ section contains a large amount of military related information.
 
QUESTION:
 
Where can I find unclassified information about technical research on projects?
ANSWER:
Please visit the DoD CIO and Missile Defense Agency web sites.
 
QUESTION:
 
Still unable to find a Department of Defense web site, document, or publication?
ANSWER:
Please use the search engines on this page and/or Defense.gov.
 
QUESTION:
 
How do I advertise my products/technologies to the Department of Defense. How do I go about this?
ANSWER:
The Department of Defense uses a contract-based system for purchasing. Please see The Guide to DoD Contracting.
 
QUESTION:
 
How can I get information concerning courses and schedules dealing with defense acquisition?
ANSWER:

Please visit the Defense Acquisition University's web site.