Bush says Army wants more flexibility for R&D budget activity

By Dan Schere / March 20, 2024 at 11:58 AM
Research and development is the "most restricted area of funding" in the budget and Army acquisition chief Doug Bush said today the service plans to ask for more flexibility to improve the acquisition process going forward. Bush, speaking at an event in Washington hosted by the Ronald Reagan Institute, noted that the Army used rapid acquisition authority twice after the beginning of Israel’s conflict with Hamas on Oct. 7 to do two large counter UAS procurements for U.S. Central Command...

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