Pentagon is scrambling as China 'sells the hell out of' armed drones to US allies

CNBC - 02-21


The U.S. is under pressure to expand weapons sales to the Middle East amid record high regional defense spending and encroaching foreign competition. Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper, director of the Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency, this week emphasized changes underway to U.S. policy that has thus far prevented armed drone sales to Washington's Arab allies.