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Bialos recommends steps to make Pentagon buying less cumbersome

May 19, 2017 |
Marjorie Censer
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In a new report, a former DOD official recommends the Pentagon rely more heavily on commercial buying and improve its culture to be more welcoming to non-traditional companies. Jeffrey Bialos served as deputy under secretary of defense for industrial affairs during the Clinton administration and this week issued a report called "Against the Odds: Driving Defense Innovation in a Change-Resistant Ecosystem." Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Friday, Bialos said the Pentagon has shown "an unwillingness over...

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