DOD Needs More Purchasing Flexibility, Innovation: Experts

Law360, Washington (May 19, 2017, 2:28 PM EDT) -- Fixing the Defense Department won’t come through individual projects like the Defense Industry Unit Experimental, a panel of experts said Friday, calling for more thorough reforms to the DOD’s approach to new technology.

The event, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, served as a launch for a new report on the DOD’s acquisition of new technology called “Defense Innovation in a Change-Resistant Ecosystem.” The study’s primary author, Jeff Bialos of Eversheds Sutherland, said that right now, the DOD acquisition system breeds incremental improvements to...
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