Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics, says "top cover" from Congress is needed for the Pentagon to speed up acquisitions. "If we focus solely on saving money -- and I realize that's a great talking point in Washington -- if that's our focus, then we're going to lose, with more money in our pockets," he says.
Congressional support key to speeding up DOD acquisitions, Roper says
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