ARO

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AcronymDefinition
AROAutomatic Request for Retransmission
AROArmy Research Office
AROATS (Air Traffic Services) Reporting Office
AROAfter Receipt of Order
AROAcademic Research Organization
AROAsset Retirement Obligation
AROAutomobilul Romanesc
AROApplication Resource Optimizer (software development)
AROAssociation for Research in Otolaryngology
AROAromatase
AROAlfa Romeo Owners (car club; various locations)
AROAgreement on Rules of Origin (United Nations)
AROAcquisition Reform (US Navy)
AROApplication Release Orchestration (Gartner)
AROAverage Rate Option (finance)
AROAtlanta Regional Office (Georgia)
AROAir Refueling Operator (US Air Force)
AROAnnualized Rate of Occurrence
AROAntibiotic Resistant Organisms
AROAir Traffic Services Reporting Office (Italy)
AROAccess Request Object
AROAcquisition Reform Office
AROAgriculture Research Organization
AROAction Recovery Online (Montana)
AROAutosomal Recessive Osteopetrosis
AROAlternate Regulatory Option
AROApplication Response Option (Computer Associates)
AROAssociation of Regional Observatories (UK)
AROAbrasion Resistant Overcoating
AROAll Rods Out
AROAnimal Resource Officer
AROAirport Reporting Office
AROAirport Reservations Office
AROActive Resonator Oscillator
AROAirborne Reconnaissance Office
AROAuxiliary Readout
AROAnnouncement of Research Opportunity (various organizations)
AROAfrican Regional Organizations (workshop)
AROAltairian Religious Order
AROAlquiler Rehabilitacion Operacion (Spanish: Rental Rehabilitation Operation)
AROAutomatic Reconfiguration Order (space physics)
AROAdvanced Reactor Operations
AROAcquisition Requirements Office
AROAdspirant Reserve Officier (Dutch)
AROAuxiliary Retail Outlet
AROAlternate Retail Outlet (Harley-Davidson)
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But they all prove that the pursuit of acquisition reform nirvana will fill the pages of National Defense for years to come.
Defense Acquisition Reform, 1960-2009: An Elusive Goal provides historical and analytical accounts of the defense acquisition process for major weapons systems in order to identify long-term trends, insights, and observations that could provide perspective and context to assist current defense decision makers, acquisition officials, and the acquisition schoolhouse.
The question is: Are we ready for real acquisition reform?
Granted, the history of acquisition reform is replete with unfinished and/or unsuccessful reform efforts.
The bottom line for any company doing business with the federal government is to understand that the acquisition reform efforts of a decade ago are on the wane; the government is now increasing its prosecution and scrutiny of contractors.
The Navy has the DON (Department of Navy) Acquisition Reform Office Web site that lists upcoming events, reform tools, and quick links to numerous helpful pages.
We have made significant strides in transitioning to performance-based contracts and we will continue to push the envelope on acquisition reform to enable us to be flexible, responsive and business savvy."
Perfect Commerce's GSA contract supports all departments and agencies involved in federal procurement consistent with the "Services Acquisition Reform Act" (SARA).
Lee, director, Defense Procurement received the Elmer Staats Award for Accountability in Government for her efforts to implement massive acquisition reform initiatives.
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"These new policies are a critical step forward in acquisition reform because they provide the program manager with far more flexibility than ever before," Gansler said.
In 1994, as part of its acquisition reform efforts, the DoD adopted the ACTD strategy to more effectively assess UAV programs.
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