Congress plans to break up outgoing Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall’s job. Kendall spent months opposing that idea. But he warns that incoming President Donald Trump’s administration has the potential to do even more damage to the military’s ability to buy weapons. “What scares me more than that is we’ll bring in outsiders,” Kendall says. History has not been kind to inexperienced appointees, who tend to leave defense acquisition positions after ...


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