Pentagon developing new 'Technology Area Protection Plans' for critical research and development

By Justin Doubleday / March 11, 2020 at 5:18 PM
The Pentagon is developing new "Technology Area Protection Plans" to prevent sensitive information about Defense Department research from being acquired by foreign governments like China, according to Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin. "TAPPs will provide a common understanding of the aspects of each critical technology area that need to be protected, and a strategy to establish and apply appropriate protection methods," Griffin wrote in testimony submitted for a House Armed Services intelligence, emerging threats and...

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