Expand NTIB To More Allies, Ex-DOD Acquisition Boss Says

Ellen M. Lord, then the under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, speaks with reporters at the Pentagon on Oct. 7, 2020.
Credit: Defense Department
The U.S. needs to move quickly to increase collaboration with defense industries abroad to bring on the best technologies quickly, and a key way to do that would be to expand the National Technological and Industrial Base (NTIB) while also loosening arms sales restrictions, the Pentagon’s former top...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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