Pentagon enlists Defense Science Board in industrial base study

January 17, 2018 at 10:06 AM
The Pentagon's top acquisition official is seeking the help of the Defense Science Board as the Defense Department undertakes a new study of the defense industrial base . The study was mandated by an executive order issued by President Trump in July. Due in mid-April, the assessment is intended to provide the president with recommendations to strengthen the defense industrial base. In a Dec. 22 memo to the DSB's chairman , DOD acquisition czar Ellen Lord writes that the "industrial...

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