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Dan Goure, Vice President, Lexington Institute

The average rate of return for companies in the defense market is lower than any other development or manufacturing space. And there are few other incentives for companies to join the market. On In Depth with Francis Rose, Dan Goure, vice president of the Lexington Institute, says vendors don't want to get involved in a defense market that's more complicated and complex than ever.

Tags: Dan Goure , In Depth with Francis Rose

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 04:13pm EDT

Dan Goure, Vice President, Lexington Institute

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says his new Defense Innovation Initiative will find creative ways for America's military to stay the best in the world. Dan Goure is vice president of the Lexington Institute. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said Secretary Hagel, and whoever winds up replacing him, are wise to remember the story of King Canute and the waves when it comes to innovation at the Pentagon.

Tags: Dan Goure , In Depth , Chuck Hagel , Defense Innovation Initiative , DoD

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 04:43pm EST

Defense extends refueling tanker RFP

Tags: DoD , RFP , refueling tanker , Dan Goure , KC-135 ,

Monday - 08/31/2009, 10:37am EDT

Defense bill nudges toward outsourcing

Several outsourcing-friendly provisions made their way into the Defense authorization bill approved by the House of Representatives last week. The bill would lift a moratorium on public-private competitions via the A-76 process in DoD, and expresses the sense of Congress that DoD should insource only those jobs which are inherently governmental.

Tags: DoD , contracting , Industry , OMB , inherently governmental , insourcing , outsourcing , A-76 , competition , Center for Strategic and International Studies , Defense Logistics Agency , Carlyle Group , Frank Finelli , David Berteau , John Conger , Redding Hobby , Dan Goure , Jared Serbu

Monday - 05/30/2011, 11:14am EDT

5 ways to improve Pentagon acquisition

Loren Thompson, CEO of the non-profit Lexington Institute, says this year was a disaster for DoD acquisition and offers five ways for the agency to improve.

Tags: Loren Thompson , DoD Report , Acquisition , Dorobek Insider , contracting , budget

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 03:57pm EST