DOD’s Supply Chain Security Should be Strategic Priority, Congressional Task Force Says

DOD’s Supply Chain Security Should be Strategic Priority, Congressional Task Force Says

A House Armed Services Committee task force is recommending the Defense Department treat supply chain security as a strategic priority and create systems for mapping and monitoring the defense supply chain. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted supply chain challenges as the U.S. scrambled to ensure it had enough personal protective equipment and then saw prices of consumer goods like cars rise due to a semiconductor shortage. In the early days of his administration, President Joe Biden signed an executive order requiring a review of certain supply chains.

Read more about the six proposals for less dependence on China and improved supply chain visibility listed by the U.S. Congressional Task Force on Next Gov.

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