Protecting Critical Technologies Used in Military Weapons From Adversarial Threats

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Protecting Critical Technologies Used in Military Weapons From Adversarial Threats

Protecting Critical Technologies Used in Military Weapons From Adversarial Threats

The Department of Defense spends billions of dollars every year developing high-tech weapons to maintain our battlefield superiority. Sometimes, we sell these weapons to our allies overseas in an effort to support U.S. national security, foreign policy, or economic interests. However, these high-tech weapons can become the targets of theft, espionage and reverse engineering. So, how does the U.S. government identify and respond to those threats? We talk with GAO's Bill Russell to find out more.