Study tackles DOD acquisition riddle
Use all funding options to get new technologies to soldiers faster. That is one of the key recommendations to emerge from an 18-month study of innovation at the Defense Department done by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Standing in the way of more rapid technology deployment is a lumbering DOD acquisition process that lawmakers and defense officials are trying to speed up. Frank Kendall, the Pentagon’s top acquisition official, has made the issue an integral part of his latest bid to reform the acquisition system.
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