Hicks calls for multinational procurement efforts at NATO summit

By Georgina DiNardo / July 9, 2024 at 3:15 PM
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks called for a multinational surge in defense industrial capacity procurement at a NATO summit today amid officials' discussions of Ukrainian aid pledges. Although Hicks said the task would not be easy, she noted it was crucial for the future of defense capabilities and security. “Make no mistake: Expanding transatlantic defense industrial capacity is not a nice-to-do,” she said at a NATO Summit Defense Industry Forum at the Chamber of Commerce today. “It is a need-to-do,...

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