Roper touts new programs' potential to shake up defense industrial base

By Sara Sirota / February 21, 2020 at 5:40 PM
Air Force acquisition chief Will Roper is eyeing the service's new approach to shared network testing, commercial start-ups and even the flying car industry as potential game-changers to the Pentagon's traditional relationship with contractors and the global technology market. At a media roundtable today, Roper touted the new directions that the Advanced Battle Management System, Air Force Ventures and Agility Prime programs are taking the service in this year. ABMS -- the Air Force's program to connect shooters and sensors...

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