Pentagon gearing up to solicit information from contractors for industrial base review

By Tony Bertuca / September 28, 2017 at 1:59 PM
The Pentagon, in coordination with defense industry associations, expects to soon release a "very targeted" questionnaire to contractors as it assesses the industrial base for vulnerabilities and the potential to surge, according to the senior Defense Department official leading the effort. Jerry McGinn, acting deputy assistant secretary of defense for manufacturing and industrial base policy, said Thursday at a Heritage Foundation event he expects DOD to solicit industry for information "very shortly." Following a July executive order from President Trump,...

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