The Pentagon’s new acquisition guidance, to be formally unveiled Sept. 19 at a Washington think tank, will stress incentivizing technological innovation on top of cost controls, according to previews by the top defense acquisition official. Known as Better Buying Power 3, or BBP 3.0, the guidance to the Defense Department’s 151,000-employee contracting work force – and thus contractors they deal with – comes as leading Defense Department officials have voiced concerns ...


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