Can multi-year procurements help DoD cut costs?

Tuesday - 9/21/2010, 5:22pm EDT

Federal News Radio's Francis Rose spoke with John Young, the former Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.

Young discussed the benefits of multi-year procurements, the topic of his recent article in the Federal Times.

Multi-year procurement needs to be a part of reform discussions, Young urged.

Currently, DoD must obtain approval of multi-year procurement contracts on a program-by-program basis.

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