On June 23, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow August Cole discussed defense procurement and the challenges and risks of bureaucracy in Politico.

If it takes a decade to procure something as simple as a targeting system, can you imagine the risks that we’re running by not being more aggressive with swarming, aerial drones, more sophisticated machine learning and intelligence

August Cole
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