Critical elements draw spotlight at DARPA as supply chain challenges gain prominence

By Briana Reilly / December 1, 2022 at 2:35 PM
Critical elements found in military systems ranging from precision-guided weapons to lasers are at the center of two recently kicked-off programs from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Those efforts are getting underway at a time in which supply chain challenges have risen to prominence for both the Pentagon and the United States more broadly, directing top leaders’ gaze toward the origins of the elements, and the building blocks themselves, within existing DOD capabilities. “There’s definitely a lot more attention...

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