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Christopher Pernin, RAND Arroyo Center

The rapid acquisition policy the Army uses in Afghanistan could be moving too quickly. The department can customize how it uses the Defense Acquisition System to make sure war fighters get what they need. But the Army's information technology systems might need a slower approach. Christopher Pernin, director of the Force Development and Technology Program at the RAND Arroyo Center and a senior physical scientist and professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, tells In Depth with Francis Rose they believe the Army can use acquisition policies it already has to improve its IT systems.

Tags: RAND , Army , acquisition , In Depth

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:06pm EDT
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Three-sided equipping strategy may mean savings for Army

In a break from the Cold War mass-mobilization model, the Army is considering the Army Force Generation, or ARFOGEN, model as a way to find efficiency and savings in the equipping process.

Tags: RAND Corporation , ARFOGEN , Army , DoD , Iraq and Afghanistan , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 12/28/2011, 12:07pm EST
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