Hicks to meet with top weapons makers amid LaPlante's push for boosted production

By Tony Bertuca / November 7, 2022 at 2:53 PM
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks is scheduled to meet with the Pentagon's top eight defense contractors tomorrow to discuss industrial base issues including the surging demand for U.S. weapons in Ukraine, supply chain bottlenecks and labor challenges. Eric Pahon, a DOD spokesman, said a readout of the meeting is expected to be available after it concludes. The meeting was first reported by Reuters . Hicks’ meeting with DOD’s top defense contractors comes as the department seeks to sharpen its...

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