OFFICE of the SECRETARY of
Ensuring the Edge
Defense Technology Security Administration (DTSA) establishes
Department of Defense technology security policies related to
international transfers of defense-related goods, services, and
technologies. DTSA reviews and provides expert recommendations
on foreign access to U.S. military technology or foreign purchases
of American companies. DTSA also serves as a reviewing agency for
the export licensing of dual-use commodities and munitions items and
provides technical and policy assessments on export license
DTSA is a DoD
Field Activity under the authority, direction, and control of
Secretary of Defense for Policy (USDP).
by Lou Ann McFadden, Director, Management
One year ago, DTSA revitalized its web and social media presence. DTSA’s goal for social media was to let the public, our partners, private industry, and even DTSA employees see more of what we do and why we do it. I am pleased to say the response has exceeded our own expectations.