Thornberry's new bill would pressure DOD to deliver acquisition reforms

By Tony Bertuca / May 16, 2019 at 4:33 PM
House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-TX) has drafted a defense acquisition reform bill that would fence Pentagon funding until the department begins implementing reform measures already on the books. "Frankly, some of this is to get somebody's attention," he told reporters today. Thornberry's bill is focused on getting DOD to: implement rapid prototyping and fielding authorities, cut "Fourth Estate" civilian management agencies by 25%, establish a policy for defense business systems, create a department-wide intellectual property policy...

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