Australian Naval Procurement Cycles: Lessons for Other Small Countries

Report Number: NPS-AM-08-044

Series: Contract Management

Category: Procurement

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Stefan Markowski, Peter Hall, Robert Wylie

Title: Australian Naval Procurement Cycles: Lessons for Other Small Countries

Published: 2008-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2008/NPS-AM-08-044.pdf

Keywords: Defence Procurement Agencies, Australia

Abstract:

Defence procurement agencies in smaller countries, such as Australia, face a difficult challenge when seeking to acquire new weapons systems that are either intrinsically complex or idiosyncratically tailored to local needs.