Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level
and then beat you with experience.” -- Mark Twain

"Stay Strapped or Get Clapped." -- probably not Mr. Rogers

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, March 15, 2013

A Ten-Minute Objective Lesson in DoD Procurement



Which is also why the Lawn Dart has morphed from a lightweight day fighter into a tricked-out pig, why it took over two decades to field the F-22 and the V-22, why it took the Army almost fifteen years to develop the M-14* and so on.

(H/T)
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* Though, to be fair, part of the time in developing the M-14 was spent in creatively rigging tests to eliminate the FAL.

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