The illegal export of U.S. technology to foreign adversaries poses a significant threat to U.S. national security, and the DHS is working to prevent it. However, this task is difficult as the technology is often smuggled out of the country, making it hard to monitor and control. Once in China, it is further transferred to Iran where it’s used for developing sophisticated drone technologies. This requires immediate attention from relevant authorities, emphasized Jim Mancuso, an official from the Global Trade Division of Homeland Security Investigations.
Mancuso highlighted the seriousness of this issue by stating that U.S. technology has been found in recovered military equipment, indicating that China, Iran, and Russia are illegally acquiring technological resources from the U.S. He stressed the need for vigilance and investigative efforts to prevent further exploitation of U.S. technology by foreign powers.
Mancuso also underscored the significance of this threat to the U.S., emphasizing that it is part of a bigger picture of foreign powers posing a threat to U.S. national security. This ongoing issue demands the primary focus and commitment of U.S. agencies and officials to combat it effectively.
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