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DoD Officials Highlight Global Challenges at Defense News Conference

Officials from the Defense Department discussed innovation and the 2018 National Defense Strategy at the recent Defense News Conference in Washington, D.C., DoD News reported Thursday.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord were among those in attendance.

Topics of discussion included efforts to bolster lethality, increase global partners and reform the DoD's approach to supplying warfighters with new technologies. The conference also highlighted ongoing technological competition with Russia and China.

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