Pace Calls for Defense Department to Rapidly Adopt New 'Joint Capability Areas'

By Jason Sherman / April 29, 2005 at 5:00 AM
The Joint Staff has standardized definitions of a wide range of military activities in a way that sets the stage for major changes to the Pentagon's weapon system procurement practices. The Joint Staff, in partnerships with the each of the services, has pinned down an agreed definition for 21 "joint capability areas," a new framework that paves the way for side-by-side comparisons of service contributions to joint warfighting and a tool that will assist decision-makers in deciding whether to move...

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