Innovation has been neglected in the defense sector

Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne.

Does the U.S. defense budget focus too much on the present? That’s the concern of some defense experts. Coming off the end of a period of sequestrations, innovation took a back seat. The trouble is, we may just now be seeing the effects of that neglect. Peter Levine, a senior research fellow with the Institute for Defense Analyses, joined Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin to get a look at the full scope of the problem.