Accession Number:

ADA589330

Title:

Does the Defense Industrial Base Environment Create Strategic Risk?

Descriptive Note:

Research paper

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLLEGE CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

The Defense Industrial Base DIB is a heterogeneous collection of organizations that provides equipment and materiel for the Department of Defense DoD in support of National defense strategy. The complex defense industrial base environment, coupled with current budget uncertainties, creates strategic risk for the United States. Sectors at risk include the missile and munitions sector, and the tracked combat vehicle sector. To mitigate this risk, DoD must ensure that only strategy-based requirements are placed on the defense industrial base they must improve and maintain better communication with industry promote legal reforms to the procurement process and dedicate funding to maintain critical irreplaceable sectors of the industrial base.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE