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Affordability gap to face ‘next administration’

20th April 2016 - 18:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Washington D.C.


Hon. Frank Kendall, US under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, at the 32nd Annual National Logistics Forum, in Washington D.C., outlined significant defence budget challenges that will be faced by the next political administration.

Kendall highlighted an increasing focus on ‘innovation’ in current defence planning, explaining that the idea ‘is to use our creativity across the board to try to find ways to do business better, more efficiently and more effectively.

‘To be more creative about the technologies we buy in, different weapon systems, the kind of weapon systems we buy, and how we use them.’


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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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