Acquisitions & Logistics

The Deputy General Counsel (Acquisition and Logistics) serves the Under Secretaries of Defense for Research and Engineering and Acquisition and Sustainment, and their subordinate offices; the DoD Chief Information Officer; the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation; and the Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation. The Deputy General Counsel (Acquisition and Logistics) is responsible for legal advice with respect to the DoD acquisition process, including DoD efforts addressing the health of the defense industrial base; research, development, test and evaluation; government contract law, including rulemaking under the Federal Acquisition Regulation system; international acquisition; nuclear matters; telecommunications and information technology matters; transportation law; corporate mergers and acquisitions, including the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States; and legal issues related to the logistics of the Department.