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US Army looks to intellectual data rights

20th April 2017 - 16:54 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Tampa, Florida

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US Army leaders will likely seek to own intellectual data rights in many future contracting scenarios, with many feeling that their lack of those rights on some current systems represents a significant challenge to materiel sustainment.

Gen Gustave 'Gus Perna, commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, described 'the maturity of the battlefield', with the rapid fielding of technology and growth of contractor support over the last 15 years, as 'a good thing' in his military keynote address at this week's NDIA National Logistics Forum.

However, he was equally quick to identify a number of 'bad habits' that have also

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