The Defense Department is “doubling down” on efforts to help small businesses and other innovators bring new technology to the military, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III said Dec. 4 at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California.
Leveraging innovation from small businesses and other organizations that develop cutting edge tech will be key to staying ahead of China in the ongoing strategic competition in the Indo-Pacific region and elsewhere, Austin said during his keynote address at the annual confab, dubbed the “Davos of the defense world.”….continue reading this article here
Article by: Jon Harper
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