Industry groups seek six-month extension in federal ban on contractors using Huawei, ZTE

By Justin Doubleday / April 2, 2020 at 12:44 PM
Two defense industry groups, citing the coronavirus outbreak, are pressing lawmakers to provide a six-month extension to the deadline for when federal contractors are banned from using Chinese telecommunications products like Huwaei and ZTE. In a March 31 letter to leadership of the House and Senate Armed Services committees , as well as other congressional panels, the National Defense Industrial Association and the Professional Services Council ask lawmakers to delay implementation of Part B of Section 889 of the Fiscal...

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