Senior DOD officials mobilize to reform FMS process with eyes on Taiwan

By Tony Bertuca / September 8, 2022 at 4:34 PM
Senior defense officials say they are working on ways to accelerate foreign military sales, including the Pentagon acquisition chief, who says now is a "golden opportunity" to reform the notoriously bureaucratic system, especially if the administration can focus its efforts around equipping Taiwan. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Bill LaPlante, who spoke Wednesday at a Defense News conference, confirmed reports that there is a special “ tiger team ” reporting to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on...

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