A Difficult Period Of Transition For U.S. Optics Standards

For the past 40 years, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has been the leader and prime driver for American optics standards activities. The fact that DoD is now withdrawing from that leadership role, combined with the increased importance of international trade and international standards, places U.S. optics standards activities in grave jeopardy.

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