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The Pentagon’s Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) Takes Center Stage | The National Interest Blog

The Pentagon’s Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) Takes Center Stage | The National Interest Blog

In one of his final acts as Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter is implementing plans to integrate the Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) permanently into the Pentagon bureaucracy. Earlier this week, Carter signed a memo that would turn the fledgling office into a permanent structure.

In many ways, the SCO is central to Carter’s goal of fostering innovation within the Pentagon’s ponderous and bloated procurement processes—which often deliver capabilities late and over budget.

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