Pentagon reveals new acquisition initiatives to block China

By Tony Bertuca Justin Doubleday / August 26, 2019 at 3:23 PM
Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord today revealed a series of new reforms and initiatives aimed at blocking China's influence on the U.S. defense industrial base, including the establishment of a new congressionally directed intellectual property regime. Lord, in a press conference at the Pentagon, said the new "cadre" of intellectual property experts will be up and running by October. "They will develop DOD policy within the whole-of-government effort to address concerns on data rights," she said. "My experience says that...

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