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NVTC Members Participate in Defense Department Call on Macro-Acquisition Implications of New Defense Strategy

On Friday, January 6, NVTC members had an opportunity to participate in a conference call hosted by Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Frank Kendall on the macro-acquisition implications of the Department's new strategic guidance. During the call, Kendall provided context for the Defense Department’s upcoming FY13 budget decisions. He assured participants that the military will continue to rely on the private sector, particularly in areas such as cybersecurity and space, even as defense budgets are cut and spending decreases.