Air Force sustainment chief stresses importance of intellectual property

By Courtney Albon / June 14, 2018 at 2:16 PM
The head of the Air Force Sustainment Center told lawmakers Thursday the intellectual property that supports weapon system development has become more valuable than the actual hardware -- a shift that has sparked some concern among lawmakers and the Defense Department as they struggle to negotiate with industry for access to those data rights. "I would say that in the 21st century, the intellectual property and the data will be probably more valuable than the hardware," Lt. Gen. Lee Levy...

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