By John M. Donnelly, Roll Call: “Some worry that companies won’t spend own money on research, may not compete for important programs."
Reagan Study Calls for Major Defense Base Push
By Theresa Hitchens, Breaking Defense: "Maintaining the U.S. natsec industry's technological edge will require "a more coordinated and collaborative effort among all stakeholders—government, academia, and private sector actors," says former Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work."
The Pentagon’s top buyer, Ellen Lord, is rewriting regulations from a one-size-fits-all approach to let officials pick the best procurement pathway for their particular program.
James Pethokoukis | AEIdeas
When we hear Democratic presidential candidates talk about slashing defense spending on the research and development side, it's worth asking, "But what do we get for our money?"
Mackenzie Eaglen | RealClearDefense
(Defense News) Winning is great, except for the part where the losers retreat, rethink, retrain and try again; while the winner thinks the race is won once and for all — which is why the United States now finds itself running from behind in certain aspects of today’s great power rivalry. How did we get here, and what should we do about it?
(Defense News) Though Department of Defense leadership has changed, our mission to support the war fighter through acquisition innovation remains constant.
(Defense News) It looks as though again this year the United States government will be funded by a continuing resolution, a congressional dodge that carries over the prior year’s spending appropriations. Continuing resolutions do not allow departments to start new contracts or adjust funds to emergent priorities.
Saudi Arabia manufacturing official talks defense expansion
(Defense News) Defense News spoke to Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al-Ohali, governor of GAMI, to see how those efforts are progressing forward.
Mackenzie Eaglen | "Defense 2020"