3. Guiding Principles for S&T Management
Five guiding management principles have been adopted by the military departments and defense agencies as the centerpiece of the S&T management strategy. These five guiding management principles are designed to place in the hands of our operational forces the best mix of capabilities possible, in the short and long term, by leveraging the best resources in DoD and the nation.
- Transition technology to address warfighting needs
- Reduce cost
- Strengthen the industrial base
- Promote basic research
- Assure quality