New arms transfer policy seeks to promote U.S. weapons abroad, relaxes UAS export rules

By Justin Doubleday / April 19, 2018 at 1:06 PM
The White House wants to elevate the importance of creating American jobs and boost the U.S. defense industry when considering weapons sales to foreign nations, as well as sell more American-made unmanned aerial systems to international partners, under a new conventional arms policy unveiled today . The new policy inserts a consideration of “economic security” into the U.S. government's deliberations over selling weapons to other countries, administration officials said in a conference call with reporters. They said the goal is...

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