Defense Pricing & Contracting - Operations

Defense Pricing and Contracting Operations (OPS) sponsors cross-cutting initiatives for the contracting workforce, including a career developmental opportunity (the Acquisition Exchange Program), awards for the contracting workforce, and a searchable library of Defense Pricing and Contracting policy issuances (housed in the Policy Vault).

Acquisition Exchange

We provide a unique career developmental experience for high-caliber individuals in acquisition and acquisition-related career fields through the Acquisition Exchange Program.

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We recognize the excellence of those in the contracting workforce through two annual awards.

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Policy Vault

We offer a central repository of Defense Pricing and Contracting documents (memoranda, guidance, and other documents) issued by the Principal Director for the DoD contracting community.

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DPC OPS also implements the Principal Director's vision and requirements; and manages the operational needs and responsibilities of the Defense Pricing and Contracting organization.