Bush: Munitions industrial base improvements are 'vitally important'

By Evan Ochsner / November 17, 2022 at 3:17 PM
The Army's acquisition executive on Wednesday added to a growing chorus of senior government officials calling to modernize the service's ability to make munitions, continuing to highlight an issue that has increased in relevance as the Pentagon has shipped weapons to Ukraine. “Everybody forgets about producing ammunition until there is a conflict,” said Doug Bush, the assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology. “We need much more modern ways to do it.” Bush said modernizing the munitions...

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