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Offline James Sterrett

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Daeth Stars, Astromech Droids, and military acquisition policy
« on: January 13, 2015, 04:34:40 PM »
A superb article by Dan Ward (geeks like us will notice the glaring error of Star Wars fact, which does not detract from the main point!)  It's a fun read - and painfully accurate on acquisitions.   :-[

http://www.dau.mil/pubscats/ATL%20Docs/Sep-Oct11/Ward.pdf

I'm a little boggled that DAU [Defense Acquisitions University] hosts it...!

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Re: Daeth Stars, Astromech Droids, and military acquisition policy
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2015, 04:55:58 PM »
I remember reading it when it came out, and shaking my head at all the 'death star' corporations inside-the-beltway selling JCATS and other boondoggles.
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Re: Daeth Stars, Astromech Droids, and military acquisition policy
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2015, 01:35:08 PM »
Heh.  A good read; thanks for sharing James. 
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