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Ukraine Contracting Actions

The Department of Defense has awarded $3.7B on contract under the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, and an additional $4.3B on contract to replace equipment drawn down from U.S. stocks.

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USD(A&S) Joins “On Acquisition” Webinar with Defense Acquisition University

Dr. Bill LaPlante, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, and Jim Woolsey, DAU President, recently sat down to discuss LaPlante’s priorities and answer questions from the Defense Acquisition Workforce.

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DoD Releases Small Business Strategy

The strategy promotes a strong, dynamic, and robust small business industrial base by focusing on reducing barriers to entry, increasing set-aside competitions, and leveraging programs to grow the industrial base.

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Acquisition and Sustainment Leadership Transition

Brendan Owens was confirmed as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations, and Environment (ASD(EI&E)) in a Senate vote yesterday.

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Dr. William A. LaPlante

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment

Paul D. Cramer

Performing the Duties of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment

ASD (Acquisition)

Provides oversight and policy direction to Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and Under Secretary of Defense (A&S)


ASD (Sustainment)

Serves as the principal staff assistant and advisor to the USD A&S, Deputy Secretary of Defense (DEPSECDEF), and Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)


ASD (Energy, Installations, and Environment)

Provide safe and resilient installations for the warfighter and their families.


ASD (Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs)

Develops policies and provides advice to NCBDP related plans and programs


Industrial Base Policy

Provides detailed analyses and in-depth understanding of the increasingly global, commercial, and financially complex industrial supply chain


Special Access Program Central Office

Serves under the authority and direction of both the Deputy Secretary of Defense (DepSecDef) and the USD(A&S)