Tag Archives: weapons procurement

Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper: US Offers Options to Foreign Arms Clients Facing Economic Challenges

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Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper, most recently director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) and a previous Wash100 Award winner, said the U.S. government is offering options to foreign allies to keep them from dropping planned arms procurements as they deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Michael Griffin Backs DoD’s Innovation Hubs as Research & Engineering Undersecretary Nominee

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Michael Griffin, the White House’s nominee for defense undersecretary for research and engineering, has expressed his support to the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental and the Pentagon’s strategic capabilities office during his Senate confirmation hearing, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Griffin, former NASA administrator, told Senate Armed Services Committee members Thursday …

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Legislators Call Attention to Possible Sequestration Effects

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Lawmakers have expressed concern over the potential consequences of cuts to defense spending cuts and the ending of weapons procurement programs to the country’s military readiness and technical and industrial base, Defense News reported Tuesday. John Bennett writes the House Armed Services Committee, in a note attached the the lower …

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