The relationship between government contractors and their customers is badly strained. This may not be surprising, given the tension between the need for security and the growing scarcity of economic resources. In working toward increased [weapons systems] affordability, government must challenge a legacy of myriad regulations, acquisition processes and increased oversight that have had unintended consequences. They hinder innovation and affordability. And the regulations limit competition, ...


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