12 Oct '17, 8pm

Cyber Command Flexes New Acquisition Muscle

Cyber Command Flexes New Acquisition Muscle

FORT MEADE, Md., Oct. 12, 2017 — U.S. Cyber Command has begun executing its new "limited acquisition authority" to speed up the acquisitions process for cyber-specific tools, officials here said. U.S. Cyber Command U.S. Cyber Command Emblem Download Image Image details page The command awarded its first contract under this new authority Sept. 29 for information technology-related research and technical information services to enhance future acquisition decisions. The Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act granted Cybercom the authority to acquire, develop and sustain equipment and capability related to cyberspace operations, and to execute contract actions up to $75 million a year, through Sept. 30, 2021. "Our office spent 2017 putting the right people, processes and policies in place," said Tony Davis, who until recently served as the acting command acquisiti...

Full article: https://www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1341201/cybe...

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