The House Armed Services Committee’s ranking member says previous reform efforts have told DoD to pay more attention to sustainment costs, but only for individual weapons systems.
The Navy’s new top officer says he doesn’t discount the need to grow his service, but for now, sustaining what it already owns is more important.
The new position of deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for Sustainment will be up and running as of Oct. 1.
With new Rapid Sustainment Office, Air Force looks to cut costs it pays to vendors for boutique parts that it could manufacture on its own.
The Army believes the future of ground combat will be markedly more austere than what troops became used to in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is rethinking its logistics enterprise for combat formations that will need to be more self-sufficient.