Berger: LSM fielding bogged down by Pentagon acquisition process

By Nick Wilson / May 24, 2023 at 2:23 PM
The Marine Corps' highest-ranking officer is calling on lawmakers to streamline the Pentagon's acquisition process, which he says is slowing down the development and fielding of critical capabilities like the Landing Ship Medium. Asked what Congress can do to help the Marine Corps, Commandant Gen. David Berger said lawmakers can accelerate the speed of acquisitions, in part by simplifying and “cleaning up” the Pentagon’s process, adjusting regulation to encourage greater innovation and allowing the services to take some risks. “I...

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