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White House Moves To Shore Up Munition Supply Chain Weaknesses

January 18 2019


The Trump administration has approved the use of federal direct investment for suppliers of chemicals and parts used in U.S. bombs in an attempt to fix supply chain vulnerabilities, reports Defense News.

President Trump signed four memos on Wednesday to bolster the supply chain for precursor materials, inert materials, energetic materials and advanced manufacturing techniques for chemical production.

The move is part of a broader effort to prop up subsectors of the defense...

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