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Pentagon tech chief hones in on countering China, developing hypersonics

March 6, 2018 at 2:04 PM
The Pentagon’s chief innovation officer used the first public address in his new role to focus on the Chinese threat to U.S. military technological superiority, citing hypersonic technology as his No. 1 technical priority. During today’s McAleese/Credit Suisse defense programs conference in Washington, Mike Griffin, the under secretary of defense for research and engineering, said the new National Defense Strategy “gratifyingly” called out what he views as false assumptions the United States had been making about world affairs. “China is...

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