Acquisitions & Logistics

Mission Statement

The Deputy General Counsel (Acquisition and Logistics) serves the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), the Deputy Under Secretary for Acquisition and Technology, the Deputy Under Secretary for Logistics and Materiel Readiness, and their subordinate offices, including the Deputy Under Secretary for Industrial Policy, the Director of Acquisition Resources and Analysis, the Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, the Director of Defense Systems, and the Director of Small Business Programs; the Director of Defense Research and Engineering, and subordinate offices including the Deputy Under Secretary for Science and Technology, the Deputy Under Secretary for Laboratories and Basic Sciences, and the Deputy Under Secretary for Advanced Systems and Concepts; the Assistant Secretary for Network and Information Integration/DoD Chief Information Officer; the Assistant to the Secretary for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs; the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation; and the Director of Program Analysis and Evaluation. The Deputy General Counsel (Acquisition and Logistics) is responsible for legal advice with respect to the DoD acquisition process; research, development, test and evaluation; government contract law; international acquisition; nuclear matters; telecommunications and information technology matters; transportation law; corporate mergers and acquisitions; and legal issues related to the logistics of the Department.