Defense Panel Discussion on Middle Tier of Acquisition

<div><div><div><div><div>Ben FitzGerald, the Director of Strategy and Design in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, interviews Dr. Bruce Jette, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, and Dr. William Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, about new authority in Sec 804 of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. These new authorities, for what is referred to as the Middle Tier of Acquisition, provide mechanisms for the Services to rapidly prototype and field new technologies.</div></div></div></div></div>