Two laws ostensibly require that the U.S. military’s entire supply chain be sourced from inside the country, but in practice a sprawling hodgepodge of free trade agreements means American defense manufacturers can draw heavily on foreign materials.
Two laws ostensibly require that the U.S. military’s entire supply chain be sourced from inside the country, but in practice a sprawling hodgepodge of free trade agreements means American defense manufacturers can draw heavily on foreign materials. Gina Ferazzi Los Angeles Times/TNS
Two laws ostensibly require that the U.S. military’s entire supply chain be sourced from inside the country, but in practice a sprawling hodgepodge of free trade agreements means American defense manufacturers can draw heavily on foreign materials. Gina Ferazzi Los Angeles Times/TNS

Pentagon moves to shut foreign firms out of its supply chain

July 15, 2017 05:00 AM

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