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Interview: MilSpec Reform: Completed
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MilSpec Reform: Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Defense completed a landmark, seven-year effort to streamline its development and use of standards and move toward performance, instead of prescriptive, specifications. This month, we present an interview with Defense Standardization Program Office Director Gregory Saunders, and other articles related to MilSpec Reform.

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