LaPlante meets with U.S. allies to increase global weapons production

By Tony Bertuca / November 18, 2022 at 2:19 PM
Pentagon acquisition chief Bill LaPlante chaired a meeting in Brussels today with dozens of armaments chiefs from around the world looking to boost the production of critical weapon systems being used in Ukraine against the Russian military. The meeting, according to Pentagon spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Tim Gorman, included representatives from 45 nations, the European Union, and NATO and focused on “accelerated sourcing, production, procurement, and sustainment of capabilities critical to Ukraine's defense against Russia's unlawful invasion.” LaPlante, who chaired a...

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