Hicks says upcoming budget will highlight rapid experimentation push

By Tony Bertuca / September 8, 2021 at 1:19 PM
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks said Pentagon officials expect to complete several key reviews this fall poised to impact next year's defense budget, especially in terms of where modernization dollars are spent. Hicks, who spoke virtually at a conference hosted by Defense News , said a new innovation steering group led by Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Heidi Shyu, as well as the new Rapid Defense Experimentation Reserve , would play important roles in determining where the...

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