- Acquisition reform is prioritised in Trump’s new National Security Strategy
- The strategy provides an overview of the president’s defence priorities, despite few financial details
The United States will pursue new approaches to acquisitions to make better deals that avoid cost overruns, eliminate bloated bureaucracies, and stop unnecessary delays to help better equip forces, according to President Donald Trump’s National Security Strategy.
The strategy, released 18 December, also said the Pentagon must harness innovative technologies that are being developed outside of the traditional defence base. This should be well received by startups and Silicon Valley companies that are looking to do business with the Pentagon through programmes like Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx).
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