Both nation-state and non-government adversaries will increasingly confront the U.S. with new capabilities to gain warfighting advantages. How can the Department of Defense foster acquisition innovation for effective change in areas that require rapid change?
The Defense Department has historically provided investment to help develop systems for its specialized needs. However the investment creates limitations in the defense market and as a result, it impacts innovation. This analysis outlines the challenges and provides recommendations to promote innovation in the defense market.