Nominee for DOD chief technology officer suggests creating 'bridge' fund for tech transition

By Justin Doubleday / May 25, 2021 at 4:23 PM
The nominee to be the Pentagon's chief technology officer has proposed creating a "bridge" fund to quickly transition promising technologies into programs of record. Heidi Shyu, the nominee for under secretary of defense for research and engineering, suggested the idea in response to advance policy questions prior to her confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee today. Shyu had previously served as the Army's acquisition chief during the Obama administration, in addition to working as an industry executive at...

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