Tag Archives: supply-chain security

Kelly Morris: DLA Seeks Commercial Platforms to Manage, Secure Defense Supply Chain

Kelly Morris, chief of research and development at the Defense Logistics Agency, has said DLA seeks technological ideas from the private sector to keep counterfeit electronics out of the military supply chain and implement additive manufacturing processes. She highlighted various opportunities for companies to partner with DLA during an industry day held Wednesday at the agency’s McNamara Headquarters Complex in …

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Senate Defense Bill Requires Contractors to Monitor Supply Chain

The Senate’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2012 passed Thursday by a 93-7 vote with a provision requiring contractors to monitor their supply chain. The amendment, sponsored by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.), also requires contractors to buy parts from trusted suppliers as …

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