Griffin 'worried' federal pandemic spending spree could blow back on new weapon plans

By Jason Sherman / May 20, 2020 at 2:56 PM
Mike Griffin, the Pentagon's chief technology officer, said he is concerned that weapon system research and development spending will soon be squeezed as the federal deficit mounts in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak and pressure grows to rein in federal spending -- a view he said should come as no surprise to anyone. "Of course I'm worried," Griffin said today during an online briefing hosted by the Washington Space Business Roundtable. "This is a little like the famous...

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