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Biden pick for Pentagon acquisitions role vows to cut weapons system costs
The Pentagon is struggling to control costs associated with sustaining its weapons systems. For the Lockheed Martin-made F-35 jet, sustainment costs are on track to become so expensive that the Air Force will either have to cut its planned buy or flying hours, the the Government Accountability Office found.
The military may be required to start tracking suicides by job assignments
In hope of more answers, the plan is part of the Senate's annual defense authorization bill up for debate in coming weeks.
As Pentagon calls for industry innovation, top acquisition nominees remain stalled
The Pentagon has are too few acquisition officials confirmed for the defense industry.
America Shall Be Judged By How We Leave Afghanistan — By Allies, Foes, and History
We need to cut down on this nearly 1,000 day wait, while still prioritizing homeland security through a sound vetting process.
By Angus King