DOD ‘Tiger Team’ Releases Raft of Reforms Aimed at Speeding Foreign Arms Sales

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WASHINGTON — Following pressure from lawmakers and industry, a special Pentagon team today released a slate of recommendations that seek to speed up arms transfers to allies and partners through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process, as demand for American weapons surges abroad. 

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