Hunter would seek to lower sustainment costs, leverage software acquisition pathways

By Briana Reilly / October 5, 2021 at 12:39 PM
Andrew Hunter, President Biden’s nominee to serve as the Air Force’s next acquisition executive, told senators today that if confirmed, he’d work to leverage different avenues to acquire software, “bake in sustainability on the front end” for systems in development and seek to focus the acquisition process on delivering operational capabilities. Hunter, a former Defense Department senior executive and director of the Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell in 2013, also said during a Senate Armed Services Committee nomination hearing with several...

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