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Why. The Department of Defense (DoD) relies heavily on contracted capability to project and sustain power overseas. However, effectively planning for, managing, and integrating contracts into operations is complex and challengingand a completely different way of operating than the traditional work of national defense.

What. Technical Assent’s principal consultants have been key partners for the DoD in developing and improving the department’s capability in operational contracting support (OCS) since 2007. Technical Assent is also a key player in helping the department shape processes, policy, and data requirements for the emerging vendor threat mitigation (VTM) space, which seeks to identify and mitigate risks posed by contracting with foreign vendors in operations.