Defense News highlights an Atlantic Council event on how foreign defense suppliers can best access Pentagon dollars:

The world’s largest defense spender is bound to attract companies eager for a piece of the action, and increasingly, foreign-owned businesses are creating US-based subsidiaries to compete for Pentagon dollars.

While American politics often keeps foreign-owned companies from competing as prime contractors, there are plenty of roles still to be had. Those issues were addressed last week at a unique forum in Washington sponsored by the Atlantic Council.

“Every one of these companies is a great defense company creating business opportunities in the United States,” moderator Steve Grundman told a select audience June 24, as he introduced the US-based presidents and chief operating officers of four major European corporations.

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