Pentagon Solutions: Gansler on the shrinking DoD budget

Wednesday - 8/17/2011, 4:55pm EDT

Jacques Gansler, former Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

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Jacques Gansler is the former undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. He is currently professor and Roger C. Lipitz Chair in Public Policy and Private Enterprise at the University of Maryland.

Gansler is author of "Democracy's Arsenal: Creating a Twenty-First-Century Defense Industry."

In the weekly series "Pentagon Solutions," Gansler spoke to In Depth host Francis Rose about:

  • The DoD budget shrinkage and the differences between the nineties and now.
  • DoD's role in shaping the defense contracting landscape
  • Defense financial management reform efforts.