Next Administration to Face Major Decision in First Months on Key Weapons Programs

By Jason Sherman / October 31, 2008 at 5:00 AM
The next president and his Pentagon leadership team will face a slew of decisions soon after taking office to determine the fate of marquee weapon system programs, particularly high-profile aircraft programs, according to the Defense Department's outgoing acquisition executive. John Young, under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, said he is preparing a dossier for his successor that highlights important calls that need to be made in the first six to nine months of the next administration on...

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