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Welcome !

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DASD RF Opening Remarks



DoD

strategic guidance



Operating in a constrained budget environment



Revisions to the Joint Capability Integration and
Development System


CTO Overview

11/02/10
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UNCLASSIFIED

FCT Program Manager of the Year

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Ms. Jennifer Powers

HQ, US Special Operations Command


Family of Next Generation Surveillance Systems (FNGSS)

CTO Overview

11/02/10
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UNCLASSIFIED

DAC Program Manager of the Year

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Mr. Max Alexander

AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB


Composite Segmented Reflector Antenna for Satellite
Communication Systems

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Comparative Technology Office

Col (S) Rod Todaro

Director

14 February 2012



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Outline


What We Do


FCT


Challenges

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The Comparative

Technology Office (CTO)

Mission


Find, Assess and Field World Class Products to
Enhance Military Capabilities

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Rapid
Fielding

DASD, Rapid Fielding

Earl Wyatt



Rapid
&
Quick Reaction Funds (RRF / QRF)


Emerging Capabilities
Division
(ECD)


Biometrics & Forensics


JCTDs


Focus
-

COCOM
validated needs


Foreign Comparative
Testing (FCT)


Defense Acquisition
Challenge (DAC
)



Rapid Innovation Fund

Comparative
Technology
Office (CTO)

Col(s) Rod Todaro

Joint Capability Technology
Demonstrations
(JCTDs
)

Robin Hicks

Rapid
Reaction Technology

Office (
RRTO
)

Glenn Fogg

ASD(R&E
)

Zachary
Lemnios


Principal Deputy

Al Shaffer

Principal Deputy

Ben Riley

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What We Do


Find & Test “Here & Now” Capabilities


We want the world’s leading faster, lighter, smaller, cheaper,
capabilities


Start projects within fiscal year
--

highest DoD priorities


Testing at U.S. or foreign ranges


Project value: Range of $200K
-

$2M; average of $800K


Projects begin within a year, end within 18 months



OSD Selects & Funds Projects



Services & SOCOM Execute Projects


Nominate & prioritize their projects


PMs manage the tests


Strong sponsor support

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What We Do


Oversee 3 Programs


Defense Acquisition Program: Domestic items


Foreign Comparative Test: Items from international
friends and allies


Rapid Innovation Fund



Programs focus on


Test “Here & Now” mature technologies ... TRL 7
-
8!



Authorized to test virtually anything


Weapons, medical products, high shelf
-
life food, etc…



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What We Do

DAC & FCT
Contracting Policy



Include production
options in the test
contracts with each
vendor


Enables you to buying
and start fielding a
successful vendor’s
product right away

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Signed by Principal Deputy, Under
Secretary of Defense (Acquisition,
Technology & Logistics)
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June 2010

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Measuring Progress

Metrics
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Last 30 Years



Assessed
Products from
30 Countries


OSD Investment: $
1.13
Billion (constant
FY11
$)


Estimated RDT&E Cost Avoidance: $7.60 Billion


Accelerated Fielding Averages 5
-
7 years


Procurement Rate: ~
80%


Foreign Vendor Teaming with U.S. Industry in 33 States

306 Projects
Met Service Requirements

646 Projects
Started,
575 Completed

238 Projects
-

Procurements Worth $10.4B

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FCT Funding Provided
-

$
1.13
Billion

(Percent by Country)

* Others
--

Austria, Belgium, Croatia,
Czech Republic
Denmark
, Finland, Greece, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan,
Netherlands
,
New Zealand,
Poland, Republic of Korea,
Russian Federation, Singapore, Spain, South Africa,
Switzerland,
Taiwan, Ukraine

Procurements
-

$10.4 Billion

(by Country)

** Others
--

Belgium, Denmark, Finland, India, Italy,
Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Republic of
Korea, Russian Federation, South Africa, Switzerland

Assessing & Getting Technology to the Fight

By Country (FY 1980


2011)

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What We Do (Assess & Field)

From 2001
-
2010, 105 Items Deployed for OCO


Multi
-
Purpose 70mm (2.75 in) Rocket Warhead

84mm Carl
Gustaf

& Multi
-
Purpose Rounds

Helmand
River Basin,
Afghanistan

RapidEye

Imagery (Eagle Vision)


Bunker buster fielded with 160
th

Little
Birds


(SOCOM &
Nammo
, Norway)

Lightweight
, Shoulder
-
Fired Rifle System
& ammo
for special operations

(Army, SOCOM & Saab
Bofors
, Sweden)

Constellation
of 5
-
satellites providing multispectral,
optical imaging


initial use in monitoring
opium
growth pattern

(AF, EADS
,
Germany, & MDA, Canada
)

Enhanced Body Armor

Second
source to
satisfy war demand
for Level IV
Protection. (Army & Saint
-
Gobain
, Germany)

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FY
-
12 Service/SOCOM Proposals

Received by
Services/
SOCOM

Submitted

to
OSD

Final

Proposals
Recommended*

Army

14

8

2

Navy/USMC

17

14

3**

Air Force

5

4

2

USSOCOM

9

3

2

TOTAL

45

29

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*PBR: $19.1M; Anticipated Release: $17.2M

*Continuing: $10.7M; Projected New Starts: $6.5M

**Does not include Ballistic Pelvic Protection OOC FCT

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Foreign Comparative Testing

FY 2012 Projects


Title Service

Improved Aluminum Alloys for Protection of Armored and Tactical Vehicles

Army

Coating & Remediation of Cannon Breech Spindles

Army

Aircraft Airframe Structure Match
-
Drilling

Air Force

Diesel/
SynGas

Mixer Manifold

Air Force

Mine Roller Wheel Assembly Improvement

NAVY
-

USMC

Improved Towed Array Handling System

NAVY
-

NAVSEA

Moving Target Indication Software

NAVY
-

NAVAIR

Tactical Communications Enhancements

SOCOM

Special Reconnaissance & Exploitation Systems

SOCOM

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Challenges

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Challenges: Expenditures


Historically our projects have low expenditure
rates

continues to be a focus area



Need to improve expenditures, i.e. contractor
billing & payments




0%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
120%
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
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Notional FCT Program Expenditures

Obligations Benchmark (Comptroller)
Expenditures Benchmark (Comptroller)
Obligated Actuals Percent
Expended Actuals Percent
Obligation Plan Percent
Expenditure Plan Percent
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Challenges: Contracting


Average number of days in FY 2010
-

-

From receipt of
funds in Services or USSOCOM to contract award


FCT: 120 days


DAC: 166 days



You can significantly improve contract award times by…


Establishing your project teams,


Meeting with your contracting officer,


Completing all the documentation necessary to
initiate a contract,


And doing all of the above now so you are first in line
when funds become available


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Questions?

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Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT)

FY11 Candidates

Accel erate
Prepare
Cost/Ti me/Ri sk
TITLE
SERVICE
IMPERATIVE 1
IMPERATIVE 2
IMPERATIVE 3
Sheeted Nitrocellulose for Combustible Case Cartridges
ARMY
X
X
Rifle Accessory Control Unit
NAVY/USMC
X
X
Operator Suspension Seats for LCAC
NAVY/NAVSEA
X
X
Marine Grade Aluminum Plating
NAVY/NAVSEA
X
RAPTOR Precision Targeting
NAVY/SPAWAR
X
X
ASTOR Precision Targeting
NAVY/SPAWAR
X
X
Electric Starter and Generator System
NAVY/NAVSEA
X
JSF Exhaust Heat Resistant Flight Deck Lighting
NAVY/NAVAIR
X
X
Rapid Deployment & Extended Autonomy for UUVs
NAVY/NAVSEA
X
X
Accurate Low Cost Inertial Navigation System
NAVY/NAVSEA
X
Micro Smooth Coating Systems
NAVY/NAVAIR
X
High Velocity Oxygenated Fuel for Inner Diameter Coatings
AIR FORCE
X
A-10 / F-16 3-Dimensional Audio Integration
AIR FORCE
X
X
Under Coating Defect Detection and Evaluation Using Color Digital X-Ray
AIR FORCE
X
SOF Close Target Reconnaissance Systems
SOCOM
X
X
Standoff Gas Cloud Detector of Chemical Agents
SOCOM
X
X
Multi-Diver Heating and Cooling System for Wet Submersible
SOCOM
X
X
Wind-Solar Powered Sustainable Water Extraction Systems
SOCOM
X
X
Operationally Responsive Time-Critical Commercial Satellite Imagery (BENCH)
AIR FORCE
X
X
Duel Fuel Engine Test (BENCH)
AIR FORCE
X
X
X
Lightweight Universal Disrupter (BENCH)
ARMY
X
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Rapid Fielding Portfolio


The Department needs a means to quickly prioritize and quantify requirements and to
ensure that the resources are available to
enable rapid fielding of capabilities
inside of the
Department’s Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES) cycle
.” *

Requirements

Emerging



IPLs



QDR

Anticipatory


Future Needs


Irregular
Warfare


Medium Risk


$500K
-
$1M


6
-
18 Months

Fielding Time

1 Year

2 Years

PPBES

* Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR): Feb 2010

Quick
Reaction


Low Risk


$300K
-
$2M


Transition to
PoRs or
Operations

FCT: Foreign
Comparative Testing

Comparative
Technology


Low
-
Medium Risk, Includes R&D


$5M
-
$30M: Services, Combatant
Commands, Interagency


Annual Spirals, Prototypes


Transition to PoRs or Operations

JCTDs

JCTDs: Joint Capability
Technology
Demonstrations

RRF: Rapid Reaction Fund

QRF: Quick Reaction Fund

COTS/NDI: Commercial
-
off
-
the
-
shelf / non
-
developmental item IPLs: Integrated Priority Lists PoRs: Programs of Record

(Acquisition)

Sustainable



COTS / NDI



Service Gaps

DAC: Defense
Acquisition
Challenge