Scott Maucione: DoD asks contractors to invest in R & D

Scott Maucione, DoD reporter, Federal News Radio

The Defense Department is asking contractors to invest more of their revenues on research and development. Right now the industry average hovers at around 4 percent. Now DoD officials are calling on industry to shift its focus towards R & D and make it a higher priority. Federal News Radio's Scott Maucione tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin more. Read Scott's related story.