DOD acquisition chief says companies should design systems with 'exportability' in mind

By Justin Doubleday / April 25, 2018 at 10:49 AM
The Pentagon's acquisition and sustainment chief says the U.S. government is going to step up its advocacy of defense exports under a new conventional arms transfer policy, but she believes companies can do more by designing their systems with "exportability" up front. While Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord said she has yet to read the new policy unveiled last week after traveling for the past eight days, she thinks defense companies can improve how...

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