Key DOD tech nominee would check for 'undue bias' toward prime contractors

By Tony Bertuca / October 7, 2021 at 4:08 PM
The nominee tapped for a senior Pentagon technology post told lawmakers today he will work to increase the participation of commercial companies in defense acquisition and, if confirmed, is planning to review the department’s current prototyping strategy and processes for any “undue bias” favoring large, traditional defense contractors. David Honey, currently a special assistant to the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has been nominated for deputy under secretary for research and engineering. He told the Senate Armed...

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