U.S. Air Force’s New Speed-to-Market Mantra Draws Skepticism

A common saying among pilots is that “speed is life.” As long as the altitude is high enough, many problems in flight are solved by pushing the throttle forward. Among military acquisition aficionados, however, speed is more often associated with higher risk. Attempting to accelerate the development...

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