We’re not vouching for the accuracy of the information (or conclusions) in the linked infographic. Our key take-away is that all branches of government (not just the Department of Defense) need to be adopt a Return on Investment (ROI) mindset. Before spending taxpayer dollars, government decision makers have an obligation to consider the quantitative and qualitative outcomes that the investment is intended to produce and then continuously monitor the impact of these investments. Smart Defense means spending smarter and investing in what works.
Re-purposing proven technologies for new applications is smart.