White House report points to severe shortcomings in U.S. military supply chain

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www.washingtonpost.com—In a report that took more than a year to complete, a presidential task force highlighted new and long-standing risks to the defense industrial base.

White House report points to shortcomings in military supply chain. Uncertain budgets, a broken procurement system and an unfair trade environment have eroded the United States’ defense industrial base to levels at which national security could be at risk, a long-awaited White House report released Thursday concluded.