DOD weapons chief sees potential for greater industrial cooperation with foreign allies

By Tony Bertuca / September 30, 2022 at 3:22 PM
Pentagon acquisition chief Bill LaPlante, fresh from a meeting in Brussels this week with national armaments directors from dozens of foreign nations, said today the United States, seeking to bolster long-term support for Ukraine, wants to partner more closely with allies to develop, produce and procure critical weapon systems. LaPlante told reporters today the conversation among the international industrial base specialists, many of whom represented NATO member nations, was focused not only on aiding Ukraine, but strengthening and expanding the...

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