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Release No: 344-95
December 08, 1995

No. 344-P:12/07/95:(REVISEDTIME)


Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will announce an acquisition SingleProcess Initiative at a briefing in the DoD Briefing Studio, Room 2E871, onFriday, December 8, 1995, at noon (EST).

Under this initiative, defense contractors will develop plant-wide commonprocesses and performance standards for defense contracts. New defensecontracts already require performance specifications. However, this policywill direct contractors to consolidate or eliminate multiple processes,specifications and standards on a facility-wide basis, to include existingcontracts. The change will result in long term benefits for both thegovernment and defense contractors.

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