Griffin pledges to bridge 'valley of death' as Pentagon's chief technology officer

By Justin Doubleday / January 18, 2018 at 12:28 PM
The nominee for the Pentagon's new innovation chief pledged today to ensure promising technologies are prototyped and transitioned from development to the battlefield. Former NASA Administrator Mike Griffin, President Trump's nominee for the under secretary of defense for research and engineering position, told the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing that his role would be to "set the strategic technical direction for the department." "Beyond the task of setting the strategic technical direction for the DOD, it is...

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