Gansler testifies on effects of DoD's $450B in cuts

Friday - 11/18/2011, 6:53pm EST

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

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The Defense Department is gearing up for $450 billion worth of budget cuts over the next decade. The House Armed Services Committee's panel on business challenges in the Defense Industry looked at how those cuts might reshape the defense industry.

Jack Gansler is director of the Center for Public Policy & Private Enterprise at the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy and former Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics. He joins In Depth with Francis Rose with highlights of what he told the Armed Services Committee this morning.

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