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Component Acquisition Executive

The Component Acquisition Executive (CAE) is responsible for oversight and approval of all acquisition matters for the Defense Health Agency (DHA), including both those acquisition matters performed under purview of the Agency's Program Executive Officers as well as those acquisition matters undertaken within the Agency's directorates and offices, except for acquisition matters explicitly reserved for oversight and approval by the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics). 

Acquisition functions falling under the CAE’s purview include product conceptualization, program initiation, design, development, test, production, deployment, logistical support, modification, and product disposal. The CAE oversees these functions as they are applied to the acquisition of supplies, equipment, services, information technology (IT) systems, and infrastructure to satisfy the DHA’s mission to provide a medically ready force and a ready medical force.  In addition, the CAE is responsible for creating a professional, agile and motivated DHA defense acquisition workforce that consistently makes smart business decisions, acts in an ethical manner, and delivers timely and affordable capabilities.

Select a service below and explore what the CAE will offer you!  For DHA Business Opportunities, please be aware of the following: This listing is DHA’s initial long range forecast of business opportunities for FY21.  The format displays data fields that industry leaders suggested DHA should publish in order that industry have sufficient information to plan to effectively support the Agency’s requirements.  The DHA staff will continue to validate this information and work to fill in data fields currently showing as blank.

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