Pentagon official urges NATO to focus on innovative weapons
S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work urged NATO allies on Wednesday to develop and build more innovative weapons, and said China, Russia and other countries need to take bold actions to develop rapidly in weapons.
Work says the Pentagon has a new plan called the Defense Innovation program and has made separate efforts for a longer period of time
To ensure that the United States continues its long term program of decisive competitive advantage against potential enemies.
\"We have to coordinate and collaborate to avoid duplication and leverage niche capabilities to drive innovation in technology, concepts, experiments, and war games for our institutions, \"Work said at a conference hosted by a new US security center.
He said NATO members needed to fulfill their commitments last year to use 2% of their national output for defense.
The work said it was crucial to increase cooperation with allies in NATO, Asia and other regions, from Mission Planning to investment in new weapons projects. General Jean-
The commander of NATO\'s supreme coalition, France\'s Paul palomolos, said at the meeting that NATO is considering innovative methods, including increased training and more joint exercises.
Work says concerns about the progress of other countries are the key reason why the Pentagon\'s budget plan for fiscal 2016, which will be submitted to Congress on Monday, will exceed the budget ceiling set by Congress and reverse the five-year decline in the United States. S.
He did not disclose specific details, but said the budget would include \"significant\" investments in nuclear weapons, space control capabilities, advanced sensors, missile defense and networks, and unmanned undersea vehicles.
A new jet engine, a high-speed strike weapon.
Energy laser and orbital gun technology.
The plans need to address different threats in different regions and should leverage the Work of commercial companies in robotics, autonomous operations and other key technologies, Work said.
Lockheed Martin Corp. , Boeing Co. and other major weapons makers have repeatedly urged the Pentagon to increase investment in key technologies.
Pentagon arms buyer Frank Kendall told the House Military Committee at another hearing that he was deeply concerned about the massive investment by China, Russia and other countries in weapons aimed at key America. S.
Military capabilities such as aircraft carriers and satellites.
\"I am very worried about the increasing risk of economic losses in the United States. S.
Advantages of military technology . \"
\"We are at risk and things are getting worse.
Kendall said the ministry will also produce a new \"next-generation X-
The plane that will eventually succeed\"
35 fighters and a new engine.