Austin moves to speed foreign military sales following 'Tiger Team' recommendations

By Tony Bertuca / June 13, 2023 at 10:00 AM
A special Pentagon "Tiger Team" has delivered recommendations to accelerate foreign military sales, leading Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to release department-wide guidance to support a faster and more streamlined process that will, among other things, allow for greater prioritization of weapons sales to key U.S. allies like Taiwan. Austin is ordering the Defense Department to establish “contract award standards and metrics as well as develop associated process maps to monitor the FMS prioritization and award process” to better “advance FMS...

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