With Donald Trump in the Oval Office, Shay Assad feels like he is in heaven. The defense industry, however, may increasingly feel like it is facing the polar opposite. “This is kind of like dying and going to heaven,” Assad, the Pentagon pricing czar, told an industry conference in March. “When you get somebody who is the president of the United States who understands precisely what you do for a living and how it’s actually done, it becomes a pretty rewarding thing ...

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