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Department of Defense

Data rights procurement

The govt would save millions of dollars in life-cycle costs by procuring data rights as part of our new programs such as the Joint Strike Fighter. If approx. 75% of the cost of a weapon system is during sustainment, that is where the govt should focus on achieving long-term savings. The biggest way to achieve savings is by procuring data rights up front. It is not in the best interest of the large-business OEMs to... more »


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Executive Office of the President

Save 100s of billions or trillions of weapons program dollars by fixing FAR and DFARS data rights defects

To properly defend and realize the benefits of trillions of dollars invested in weapon system development, I recommend correcting the Federal Acquisition Regulation System (FARS) deviations from public contract and military procurement data rights statutes. Those FARS deviations make defense and realization of the investment benefits nearly impossible.

The FARS definitions of "computer software" and "computer software... more »


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