House lawmakers drill down on defense industrial base challenges

By Tony Bertuca / February 8, 2023 at 4:47 PM
The House Armed Services Committee met today with the leaders of three key business associations about the challenges facing the U.S. defense industrial base concerning the increased demand for weapon systems needed to equip Ukraine and possibly Taiwan, along with replenishing U.S. stocks. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), the committee chairman, said during today’s hearing that the defense industrial base is “experiencing a multitude of challenges.” “Some of these include inflation, workforce shortages, bureaucratic hurdles and supply chains that remain too...

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