England Expands Portfolio of Pentagon's Deputy Acquisition Executive

By Jason Sherman / October 24, 2005 at 5:00 AM
Gordon England, the acting deputy defense secretary, has expanded the responsibilities of a key Pentagon acquisition office, giving it the power to assist in determining what military technologies are appropriate for sharing with friendly nations. The office's expanded portfolio also includes the responsibility for identifying the national security implications of a foreign company acquiring a U.S. defense supplier. In an update to a May 2000 job description, England issued Defense Department Directive 5134.13 on Oct. 5. It adds half a...

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