Geurts defends decision to dissolve unmanned systems office

By Lee Hudson / May 24, 2018 at 3:00 PM
The Navy acquisition executive today said the service disestablished its unmanned systems office because he thought separating the portfolio might hold it back. "I was actually worried about the fact that treating unmanned . . . separately would hamper it," Hondo Geurts told reporters today during an interview in his Pentagon office. Geurts reassigned personnel from the former deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for unmanned systems office to other offices, including the DASNs for air and research and development,...

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