Inside the Army - July 9, 2018

Esper eyes 'decentralized' approach to network acquisition

July 6, 2018 at 4:04 PM
Army Secretary Mark Esper says the service will take a more decentralized and commercial approach to its acquisition strategy for network modernization going forward, eyeing "compatible and scalable" systems. "I think the solution going forward, based on the nature of technology . . . and based on the rate at which it changes in the commercial sector, it would be very difficult for the military to keep pace," Esper told Inside Defense June 28. He said the Army has made...

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