ASD(A) Mission & Priorities

Four reform areas drive our transformation of the Defense Acquisition System

OUSD A&S Strategic Road Map

ASD(A) Mission

Deliver capability at the point of need through a Defense Acquisition System that is flexible, tailorable, and enables speed.

Tenets of the Defense Acquisition System

Simplify policy, tailor-in approaches, empower program managers, facilitate data-driven analysis, actively manage risk, emphasize sustainment.

Reform Areas

Area 1: Policy

Restructuring Acquisition Policy and Guidance

Area 2: Contracting

Contracting at the Speed of Relevance

Area 3: Industrial Base

Strengthening and Securing the Defense Industrial Base

Area 4: Workforce

Effectively Training the Acquisition Workforce