Section 809 panel chairman says fundamental reorganization needed for DoD acquisition

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If the Defense Department wants faster and better ways to do acquisition, it’s got to do more than change a few rules. It really needs to fundamentally reorganize the offices and functions involved. That’s one takeaway from a new, 500-plus page set of recommendations from the Section 809 Panel, named for a defense authorization bill provision that empowered it. Panel chairman David Drabkin joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the highlights.