Critics of the weapon-system acquisition process rarely address the question of how to achieve improvements in the process. examines some specific dimensions of improvement that are needed and suggestsa broad strategy for achieving those improvements.
Table of Contents
A Strategy for Developing Novel Systems and Associated Operational Concepts
Creating and Choosing Options for Force Modernization
The Concept-Demonstration Path
An Organization to Manage Modernization
Implementing the Dual-Path Strategy
Funding Strategies for Accelerated Acquisition
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