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Feds go back to the drawing board on military procurement


Analysts split on whether new defence procurement strategy will get big-ticket purchases right.


Public Works has announced changes to how the federal government buys military hardware after a series of procurement setbacks, but defence analysts are skeptical of whether the latest strategy will improve accountability, and correct current cost overruns and delays for big ticket buys.

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Feds go back to the drawing board on military procurement


Analysts split on whether new defence procurement strategy will get big-ticket purchases right.


Public Works has announced changes to how the federal government buys military hardware after a series of procurement setbacks, but defence analysts are skeptical of whether the latest strategy will improve accountability, and correct current cost overruns and delays for big ticket buys.

  

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