Lawmakers want Pentagon's grand strategy for defense industrial base vulnerabilities

September 16, 2019 at 5:05 AM
Senate appropriators want a holistic Pentagon strategy for shoring up critical vulnerabilities in the defense industrial base, as lawmakers are concerned Office of the Secretary of Defense leadership and the military services aren't all on the same page in addressing challenges to the supply chain. The report accompanying the Senate Appropriations Committee's fiscal year 2020 defense spending bill references a September 2018 interagency report, "Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United...

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