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Defense policy bill would put industry execs on new technology advisory committee

November 14, 2017 |
Tony Bertuca
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The fiscal year 2018 defense authorization bill negotiated by House and Senate lawmakers would establish a new Pentagon advisory committee focused on technology and composed, in part, of senior executives from U.S. companies. The committee, which would report to the newly established Defense Department chief management officer, would meet with the defense secretary, military service leaders and members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on at least an annual basis from FY-18 to FY-22 to exchange information on "technology threats"...

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