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Ukraine Contracting Actions

The Department of Defense has obligated $13.7B on contract under the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, and an additional $19.1B on contract to replace equipment drawn down from U.S. stocks.

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Pittsburg State Wins DOD-Sponsored 2024 Cast in Steel Competition

After months of preparation, 45 teams from 36 universities across America traveled to Wisconsin’s Milwaukee School of Engineering on April 23 to compete in this year’s Cast in Steel competition. Sponsored through a partnership between the Steel Founders’ Society of America (SFSA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) Innovation Capability and Modernization (ICAM) office, the annual competition brings together hundreds of students to highlight the importance of advanced manufacturing skills.

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Acquisition and Sustainment Leadership Transition

Ms. Cara L. Abercrombie was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition (ASD(A)) today.

As ASD(A), Abercrombie is the principal advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)), the Deputy Secretary of Defense, and the Secretary of Defense on matters relating to the Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition System, acquisition program management, and the development of strategic, space, intelligence, tactical warfare, command and control, and business systems.

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Department of Defense Issues Class Deviation on Cybersecurity Standards for Covered Contractor Information Systems

The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Information Officer, today issued a Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) class deviation relating to the cybersecurity standards required for covered contractor information systems.

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Dr. William A. LaPlante

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment

Deborah G. Rosenblum

Acting 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)