WSJ learned about the creation of a “group of tigers” in the United States to speed up the supply of weapons

A working group set up in August is tasked with identifying the causes of the ineffectiveness of the U.S. allied arms program and finding ways to speed up the process, writes

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The Pentagon is seeking to speed up sales of US weapons to foreign allies, a task force was created to do this in August, writes the Wall Street Journal.

According to a senior Defense Department official, the so-called Tiger it remains to identify the reasons for the ineffectiveness of the American arms supply program, as well as find ways to speed up this process.

The publication calls the goal the opportunity to better compete with China and replenish the stocks of allies who have transferred their weapons to Ukraine.

In late March, the New York Times reported that the White House had formed a team to develop a response plan for Washington and its allies in case Moscow used nuclear weapons. Sources of the publication then explained that we are talking about the so-called “Tiger” group. This has been the designation of emergency response teams at the US National Security Council for many years, the newspaper noted. According to the NYT, the previous roster was developing scenarios for imposing tough sanctions, building up troops in NATO countries, and arming Ukrainian troops.

In mid-August, the Baltic and Eastern European countries asked the United States to increase defense production in order to speed up the fulfillment of orders for weapons to contain Russia. In particular, Poland is waiting for the promised American Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems, HIMARS MLRS, F-16 fighters and Abrams tanks, and Estonia wants to get HIMARS and Reaper attack drones.

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