The Pentagon is calling for profit incentives to encourage the defense industry to pursue high-risk research in new technologies. Industry also needs greater latitude in allocating the independent research and development (IR&D) funds it invests in military-related projects, Undersecretary of Defense Jacques S. Gansler told a House panel last week. The Pentagon's chief of acquisition and technology did not spell out a detailed profit-incentive plan in his testimony before ...


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