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Report on the Capacitor and Resistor Industry
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC
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Section 854 of the 1998 Defense Authorization Act requires the Department of Defense to conduct a study of the capacitor and resistor industries in the U.S. and to submit to Congress a report on the results of that study by May 1, 1998. The report is to include and assessment of 1 the U.S. capacitor and resistor industrial base, 2 the impact of relevant tariff reductions required by the December 1996 Information Technology Agreement ITA, 3 the extent to which the Department of Defense DoD is dependent on foreign sources for its resistors and capacitors, and 4 any associated national security implications. Finally, the report is to include recommendations for appropriated changes, if any, in defense procurement policies or other Federal policies necessary to address identified national security concerns.
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