DOD establishes Joint Production Accelerator Cell to work industrial base issues

By Tony Bertuca / March 15, 2023 at 10:57 AM
The Defense Department is establishing a Joint Production Accelerator Cell to help identify "optimal production strategies" and mitigate challenges facing the U.S. industrial base, according to a new memo from Pentagon acquisition chief Bill LaPlante. The JPAC will be “charged with building enduring industrial production capacity, resilience, and surge capability for key defense weapon systems and supplies,” the memo states . The team will be led by Erin Simpson, a senior DOD adviser for industrial base policy. Additionally, the JPAC...

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