Acquisition reform panel urges Pentagon buyers to implement changes and adopt 'war footing'

January 15, 2019 at 5:35 PM
An acquisition reform panel has finished its work with a series of "bold" recommendations its members say is needed for the Pentagon to adopt a "war footing" in the technological competition with China and Russia, but the path forward for implementing the suggested changes is unclear. The Section 809 panel's third and final report, released today, includes 58 recommendations aimed at streamlining and codifying defense acquisition. With the 35 recommendations included in the first two volumes and the five recommendations...

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