Lynn: U.S. Must Preserve Its Defense Industrial Base
By John D. Banusiewicz
American Forces Press Service
NEW YORK, May 12, 2011 – Competition, a global defense market and targeted research and development spending will be critical in preserving the nation’s defense industrial base during the slowdown in Pentagon spending, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here last night.
Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III addresses the audience at the Royal Bank of Canada Defense and Aerospace Conference in the hangar deck of the USS Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York, May 11, 2011. DOD photo by Terry Mitchell