Defense industry execs outline innovation concerns for House lawmakers

By Georgina DiNardo / September 20, 2023 at 3:48 PM
Top defense industry executives appeared before House lawmakers today to list steps they believe the Pentagon should take to streamline weapon system development and acquisition. “We cannot keep wasting time,” said Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), chairman of the House Armed Services cyber, information technologies and innovation subcommittee. “All I asked today,” he told the executives, “is for your candor, tell us in simple and direct language that an ordinary American can understand -- meaning no acronyms -- what we need...

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