Kendall Eyes Navy's Next Generation Jammer For Accelerated 'Skunk Works' Acquisition

By Tony Bertuca / April 13, 2015 at 4:23 PM
Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's top weapons buyer, said Monday he thinks the Navy's Next Generation Jammer program will be selected as a pilot "Skunk Works" initiative aimed at accelerating the Defense Department's acquisition cycles and eliminating the current document-based approach. Kendall, who spoke at the Brookings Institution in Washington, said he met last week with Sean Stackley, the Navy's acquisition chief, to discuss the jammer program and found that it had all the characteristics he sought in a pilot effort...

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