Tag Archives: dual-use technology

GAO Develops Four Categories for Long-Range National Security Threats

The Government Accountability Office has issued a report that divides into four categories 26 long-range threats to U.S. national security identified by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the departments of Defense, Homeland Security and State. Those categories are dual-use technologies; weapons; events and demographic changes; and political and military advancements of adversaries, GAO said Thursday.

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Robert Work, Frank Kendall Visit Livermore Nat’l Lab Facilities

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work and Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall have visited the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California to take a classified tour of its key facilities, DoD News reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes that the visit highlighted the laboratory’s work to support the U.S. nuclear program. “[Livermore …

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DoD, DIUx Eye Innovation, Dual-Use Tech Through Partnership With Silicon Valley

Officials of the Defense Department and its Defense Innovation Unit Experimental pilot program met earlier this week to discuss focus areas for their efforts to boost innovation and government-industry technology partnerships, DoD News reported Wednesday. Terri Moon Cronk writes that Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work, Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall, DIUx military …

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