The Defense procurement system is like airport food. It’s lousy but what choice do you have? For more than a year, the Section 809 panel, named for a line in an earlier authorization bill, has been examining ways to improve it. Now the panel is launching a crowdsourcing push to get more ideas. Deidre Lee, the Section 809 chairwoman and former Defense procurement chief, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with the details.
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