Consequences of BBP

Report Number: SYM-AM-16-030

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Buying Power

Report Series: Symposium Proceedings

Authors: Gregory Davis, Lawrence Goeller, Stanley Horowitz

Title: Consequences of BBP

Published: 2016-05-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

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Keywords: Better Buying Power, defense acquisition, affordability


We studied the affordability constraints placed on acquisition programs since Better Buying Power was introduced by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics in 2010. This initiative can be thought of as extending programming from five years in the future to the full life of each acquisition program