How to Not Waste $6 Billion Again


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The Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) programme was a $6 billion disaster. Spanning 14 years, the U.S. government finally abandoned the project designed to provide the military with next-generation voice-and-data radio in October 2011. Undersecretary of State Frank Kendall eventually admitted defeat, saying in a statement to the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services: "Our assessment is that it is unlikely that products resulting from the JTRS GMR development program will affor...
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