Army depots supporting Ukraine will also need to support modernization push

By Evan Ochsner / October 19, 2022 at 11:48 AM
The Army's 2019 Army Modernization Strategy pre-dates the supply chain snarls, COVID-19-caused factory shutdowns and computer chip shortages that have beset manufacturing facilities around the world. But those issues have brought into stark focus the importance of the back-end processes critical to maintaining readiness and delivering the Army's modernization priorities. The service says it will invest $16 billion over 15 years in the organic industrial base -- the 23 facilities, arsenals and ammunition depots it operates to maintain and manufacture...

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