Acquisition and Sustainment at the Speed of Relevance 8 May 2019 1600 - 1730


“Success no longer goes to the country that develops a new technology first, but rather to the one that better integrates it and adapts its way of fighting. Current processes are not responsive to need; the Department is over-optimized for exceptional performance at the expense of providing timely decisions, policies, and capabilities to the warfighter." (National Defense Strategy [Unclassified], p. 10)
  • Jamie Morin Photo Jamie Morin
    Vice President of Defense Systems Operations, Defense Systems Group, The Aerospace Corporation
  • Chris Shank
    Director, Strategic Capabilities Office, Department of Defense
  • LTG L. Neil Thurgood, USA
    Director of Hypersonics, Directed Energy, Space and Rapid Acquisition, Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office