mDP

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AcronymDefinition
mDPMini DisplayPort (digital interface)
mDPMonnaie de Paris (French: Paris Mint; Paris, France)
mDPMot de Passe (French: Password)
mDPMarkov Decision Process (artificial intelligence)
mDPMunicipal Development Programme (various locations)
mDPMaryland Department of Planning
mDPManagement Development Program
mDPMécanisme de Développement Propre (French: Clean Development Mechanism; Kyoto Protocol)
mDPMultimedia Direct Playing
mDPModem Distribution Panel
mDPMicrosoft Developer Project
mDPMulti Disc Programme
mDPmethylene diphosphonate
mDPMulti-Disciplinary Practice (law)
mDPMinistry of Defence Police (UK)
mDPMaster Development Plan
mDPMarine Debris Program (US NOAA)
mDPMillennium Democratic Party (South Korea)
mDPMulticast Dissemination Protocol
mDPMajor Development Project
mDPMask Data Preparation
mDPMalawi Democratic Party
mDPMeter Data Provider (energy; Australia)
mDPMonocyte-Dendritic Cell Progenitors
mDPMotor Driven Pump
mDPMarkov Decision Problem
mDPMarketing Data Platform (data warehousing)
mDPMadison Dearborn Capital Partners
mDPmuramyldipeptide
mDPMailpiece Design Professional (course; USPS)
mDPMain Distribution Panel
mDPModern Data Products (California)
mDPManic Depressive Psychosis
mDPMaximum Design Pressure
mDPMember Discount Program (various organizations)
mDPMidpines (Amtrak station code; Midpines, CA)
mDPMessage Driven Processor
mDPMicroenterprise Development Program (various locations)
mDPMarvel Database Project
mDPMouvement pour la Democratie et le Progress (Comoros)
mDPMetropass Discount Plan (Canada)
mDPMultiplexer-Demultiplexer
mDPMultidimensional Data Provider
mDPMaximum Drive Pulse (Diesel Injection Technology)
mDPMeal Delivery Program
mDPMovement Disorders Program (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
mDPMusician Digital Portfolio
mDPMiddle Deemed Primary (UK)
mDPMother of Divine Providence (King of Prussia, PA)
mDPMutual Defence Pact
mDPMarket Development Partner (Microsoft)
mDPMagnetic Drive Pump
mDPMission Data Processing
mDPMobile Data Peripheral
mDPMaintenance Data Panel
mDPMission Display Processor
mDPMeteorological Datum Plane
mDPMaster's of Development Practice (degree)
mDPMexicano Del Pacifico (railroad)
mDPMort de Peur (French: Fear of Death)
mDPManagement Data Provider
mDPMission Data Processing Subsystem
mDPMagellan Data Provider (Sprint - ATM)
mDPMaladaptive and/or Destructive Pleasure
mDPMultidimensional Dynamic Programming
mDPMaster Display Panel
mDPMultiple Descriptions Problem
mDPMaster Data Package
mDPModulator/Demodulator Predictor
mDPMultiplexing Data Processor
mDPMulticast Diffusion Protocol
mDPMaintainability Demonstration Plan
mDPMarshaled Deployability Posture (STADEPS)
mDPMajor Defense Program
mDPMUVI Data Processor
mDPMoving/Movable Deformable Barrier
mDPMission Design Panel (US NASA)
mDPMessage Dispatching Process
mDPMilitary Duty Personnel
mDPMulti-Destination Protocol
mDPMetrics Data Platform
mDPMedia Distribution Processor
mDPManagement Directives and Practices
mDPMotores del Pacífico (Spanish: Pacific Motors)
mDPMIMIC Display Panel
mDPMaster Design Plan
mDPMaximum Delivery Potential
mDPMultidimensional Demographic Process
mDPMaster Design Package
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(16) President Barack Obama has pledged to review each major defense program in light of current needs and future threat scenarios, hire more contract managers, end no-bid contracts, and limit the use of cost-plus contracts.
As the Government Accountability Office reported recently, major defense programs are collectively almost $300 billion over their planned costs and only 30 percent of those programs are on schedule.
GAO analyzed DOD's portfolio of major defense programs and conducted case study reviews of five programs.
Gordon England, deputy secretary of defense, is seeking to restructure the defense acquisition system with a focus on improving the cost and performance of major defense programs. The Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment (DAPA) project seeks to examine the current acquisition architecture to devise a more simple acquisition system that will improve accountability and speed.
Cost-plus contracts favoring contractor flexibility are getting more scrutiny both for the additional work being performed (and paid for] and government concerns about the performance of major defense programs. The Pentagon will be reducing the numbers and types of service and support contracts to return to pre-9/11 levels.
Total acquisition costs for major defense programs in the fiscal year 2007 portfolio have increased 26 percent from first estimates, compared with 6 percent in 2000.
The legislation is meant to fix the Pentagon's troubled procurement system by giving officials increased oversight of major defense programs.
Contractors in GAO's review reported several reasons for awarding subcontracts to firms performing outside the U.S., such as fulfilling commitments included in offset agreements or executing teaming arrangements for major defense programs. Without accurate and complete information on subcontracts to firms performing outside the U.S., DOD cannot make informed decisions on industrial base issues.
Program performance, or earned value management, has been a requirement for major defense programs for more than 35 years.
machine tools and other capital equipment for major defense programs.
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