Austin issues call to U.S. industry to help in contest against China

By Jason Sherman / December 4, 2021 at 7:29 PM
SIMI VALLEY, CA -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin issued "a call" to U.S. industry -- particularly information and technology innovation firms -- to help "bring the American way of war to the 21st century," directly appealing to national interest in the contest against China, previewing what he said is a pillar of the forthcoming National Defense Strategy. In an address to an audience that included defense and non-traditional defense executives as well as members of Congress and senior military officials,...

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