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Note:  This post was originally published in the April 2017 issue of the National Defense Industrial Association’s National Defense magazine.

Over the last few years, both the Department of Defense and Congress have been pursuing innovation in defense-related technologies, processes or methods — including research and development — from a variety of sources and through a variety of procurement techniques and strategies.

In the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, signed into law by then-President Barack Obama December 23, Congress continued its expansion of acquisition authorities designed to promote contracting for defense innovation.Continue Reading Defense Contracting Innovation in State of Flux