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What does DPA stand for?

DPA stands for Defense Production Act

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  • Military and Government

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About Title III The Title III Program (a DoD-wide program), developed from the Defense Production Act (an existing legislative mechanism which supports the financing of technologies deemed essential for national defense),focuses on accelerating transition of new technologies from research and development to efficient and affordable production and finally to insertion of these technologies into defense systems.
In addition, the company completed the Controlled Goods Program (CGP), allowing the possession or transfer of controlled goods in accordance with the Defense Production Act.
95 Paperback HG4910 Following the political controversy that erupted over possible acquisitions of US port facilities by Dubai Ports World, congressional proposals were brought forth for strengthening the Exon-Florio Amendment to the Defense Production Act in the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, which gives the president powers to block foreign acquisitions or takeovers of US companies for national security reasons.