Pentagon Outreach to Silicon Valley Stirs a Fuss


James Moran questioned Defense Department efforts to engage Silicon Valley companies in weapons development instead of the traditional defense firms that Mr. Moran represents. “The big defense firms that we work with, they don’t commercialize the products that they make for the Pentagon,” Mr. Moran said. “They are very conscientious of maintaining security …It is kind of a different mindset — Silicon Valley wants to go public immediately. That’s their objective.”