GMU Center for GovCon Study Sings Praises of Consortia Model for Defense Acquisitions

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"The Power of Many: Leveraging Consortia to Promote Innovation, Expand the Defense Industrial Base, and Accelerate Acquisition," co-authored by Center Senior Fellow Stephanie Halcrow and Moshe Schwartz, president of Etherton Associates, continues to capture interest. Halcrow was interviewed by Charles Lyons-Burt with ExecutiveGov.

"A recent research report issued by the George Mason University Center for Government Contracting has endorsed the consortia model for the U.S. Department of Defense acquisition strategy," writes Lyons-Burt.

Among the benefits of Defense consortia are increasing innovation, lowering the barrier of entry for nontraditional defense contractors, and building the industrial base.

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