Welcome to the website of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (OUSD(AT&L)). The USD(AT&L) is the principal staff assistant and advisor to the Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary Defense for all matters concerning acquisition, technology, and logistics.
As legislated by Congress, the primary responsibilities of the USD(AT&L) include:
In addition to performing the above functions, the USD(AT&L) has oversight responsibility for: military installations and their environment; operational energy plans and programs; major weapon systems; missile defense programs; space and intelligence programs; and nuclear and chemical and biological defense programs, including Nunn-Lugar programs and the nuclear forces.
To learn more about the individual components that comprise OUSD(AT&L), please visit the AT&L Offices Page.
On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, the Department of Defense provided Congress the second of two reports detailing the planned reorganization of USD(AT&L) into USD(R&E) and USD(A&S). The report provides details on organizational roles, responsibilities, activities, and composition as well as an initial transition plan. The reorganization is an opportunity to accelerate the introduction of lethal capabilities to the force while improving our business processes.
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