DoD study questions whether US industrial base can handle war effort
December 14, 2018 11:49 am
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If the great powers competition ever got to shooting, a Defense Department assessment questions whether the United States defense industry could support a major war effort. That’s according to a deep-dive study from October that didn’t get a lot of attention. But some members of Congress noticed. Among them was Wisconsin Republican Mike Gallagher, a member of the House Armed Services Committee and a former Marine Corps captain. He joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more discussion.