Congressional commission could help bridge Army-industry divide

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 15, 2016 at 11:32 AM
As Army officials try to retool the acquisition process with a greater focus on experimentation and prototyping, the service's chief believes a congressionally chartered expert panel could help the Defense Department find new talent in the commercial sector to support such an approach. The recommendation by Gen. Mark Milley is included in a recent report to Congress about changes in the service acquisition process, both already implemented and envisioned for the future. Under the heading, "outreach to industry," Milley laments...

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