DOD to host Indo-Pacific armaments forum to strengthen industrial partnerships

By Tony Bertuca / June 28, 2024 at 10:56 AM
The Defense Department intends to host a meeting of national armaments directors in the Indo-Pacific in September, following a similar format of meetings held with European allies to promote the co-production of weapon systems and the bolstering of critical supply chains, according to a senior Pentagon official. Vic Ramdass, the principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial base policy, discussed the upcoming meeting at the Atlantic Council today, saying it would be focused on four lines of effort: innovation,...

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