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Department of Defense Experts for Technology Security Policy

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 applications. DTSA is a DoD Field Activity under the authority, direction, and control of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (USDP).

DTSA Leadership Blog

DTSA Deputy Director

Globalization seems to be all the rage. Access to more markets, more technology, and cheaper labor is driving worldwide commerce

DTSA Senior Military Assistant

The anticipated notice came in and I couldn't hide my confusion with the words: military assistant, OSD(P) /Def Tech Security Administration(DTSA). DTSA, never heard of it.