Griffin orders new defense industrial base review

By Tony Bertuca / November 25, 2019 at 3:07 PM
Mike Griffin, the under secretary of defense for research and engineering, has tasked the Defense Science Board with reviewing the U.S. defense industrial base to identify "proactive" steps needed to increase depth, breadth and security. Griffin, in an Oct. 30 memo to the board , said the defense industrial base is "showing signs of age." "Technologies are now drawn from a global technology base outside of the defense industrial base and must 'trickle down' to the defense industrial base through...

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