In an exclusive article on AOL Defense, ASP Board member – Norm Augustine, urges policy makers to take risks on acquisition.
Mr Augustine is quoted:
“If we’re going to fix it, we’re going to have to take some risks.”
The author, Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. , notes:
That’s the core of Norman Augustine’s vision for Pentagon acquisition reform: He who dares may not always win, but he who doesn’t dare never will. The military’s system for buying weapons is so afraid of failure, the legendary former Lockheed chairman told AOL Defense on Friday, that it makes even its successes needlessly expensive and painfully slow.
You can read the full article here.