DOD Reviewing Process For Leasing Satellite Services From Chinese Providers

By Courtney Albon / April 26, 2013 at 5:12 PM
Defense Department leadership is reviewing internal procedures related to entering into lease agreements with Chinese satellite service providers, following the recent discovery that the United States has been leasing satellite services from a Chinese company. Doug Loverro, deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy, testified April 25 at a hearing of the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee that upon entering his current role about a month ago, he learned of DOD leases with a Chinese satellite service provider...

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