Aviation Week publishes “Efficiencies Alone Cannot Solve U.S. Defense Budget Crunch”, a commentary by Steve Grundman which recommends an agenda to increase the productivity of defense spending.
Writing in Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman takes up the challenge of how the U.S. can meet the military-strategic challenges it faces at acceptable levels of risk within the constraints of a bipartisan consensus that national defense spending is not likely to grow much above $740 billion a year. “The answers,” Grundman argues, “lie . . . in rethinking the major muscle movements of strategy, concepts of operation, program-planning, and acquisition management.”