Griffin abandons traditional SCO funding practice for FY-21

By Jason Sherman  
August 12, 2019 at 4:39 PM
Mike Griffin, the Pentagon's chief technology officer, is canceling plans to produce detailed spending justifications for high-priority projects sought by combatant commanders -- jeopardizing more than a dozen new projects proposed this spring for the U.S. military's fiscal year 2021 budget request. Sources familiar with internal Pentagon deliberations say this development is central to Griffin's plan to fold the Strategic Capabilities Office into the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which SCO advocates believe is part of a bid to dismantle...

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