Selva concerned moving SCO into DARPA could crimp ideas, capabilities delivered to COCOMs

June 18, 2019 at 5:33 PM
Gen. Paul Selva, the second-highest-ranking U.S. military officer, weighed in on a controversial proposal to fold the Strategic Capabilities Office into the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, arguing combatant commands are concerned the change would add a layer of bureaucracy and impede a pipeline now effectively fostering new ideas and rapid delivery of innovative combat capabilities. Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin this spring advanced a proposal to reorganize the SCO under DARPA, a move that...

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