Air Force Secretary Unveils New Method For Prioritizing Capabilities, Identifying Value

By Courtney Albon / January 14, 2015 at 8:09 PM
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said Jan. 14 that the service plans to apply a new cost capability analysis model to four key acquisition programs: the Long-Range Standoff weapon, the Space-Based Infrared System Follow-on, the next-generation trainer, and the Multi-Adaptive Podded System. The new model -- which James unveiled at an Atlantic Council event as part of a broader effort to “bend the cost curve” of the service's acquisition programs -- will involve more direct engagement with industry throughout...

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