Will the Pentagon Still Get to Buy Cool New Weapons?

Sorcher, Sara
June 2013
National Journal;6/22/2013, p5
An interview with Frank Kendall, U.S. Defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, is presented. When asked about his biggest challenge, he mentions the budget sequester. Kendall explains that the sequester will cost the development of new weapons and could affect long-term readiness as the Defense Department worry about the future of the defense industry. He also shares that his department has gotten the F-35 fighter plane program under control.


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