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What is Military Procurement?

Military procurement is the management of a nation's investments in technologies, programs, and product support necessary to achieve its National Security Strategy and support its Armed Forces. The goal is to rapidly acquire quality products that fulfill user needs with improvements to mission capability at an equitable price.  The US Defense Acquisition University (DAU) defines procurement as the act of buying goods and services for the government. DAU defines acquisition as the conceptualization ... More

Study: Too few LE patrol vehicles have AEDs

By Military1 Staff ORLANDO — Authors of a University of Pennsylvania study said that police aren't equipping enough patrol cars with life-saving automated external defibrillators. The study found that although most state police train officers to use AEDs and perform CPR — 78 percent and 98 percent of the agencies surveyed — only a third actually equip their vehicles with AEDS, according to a press release, and "those that do provide AEDs only equip a minority of their fleet." The ... More