CNO: Navy should be milestone decision authority on more programs

By Justin Doubleday / March 16, 2016 at 12:02 PM
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson in a new report to Congress says he wants to move more programs away from the Office of the Secretary of Defense's authority and under his service's purview, while at the same time stating he has sufficient powers to "own" Navy acquisition. The report on recommendations and actions taken to enhance the CNO's role in acquisition, delivered to lawmakers on Feb. 29, was required by the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act...

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