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Work with domestic and international partners to forge and sustain a robust, secure, and resilient industrial base enabling the warfighter, now and in the future.

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DOD, Japan MOD Sign Technology and Security of Supply Arrangements

On Jan. 12, 2023, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Japan Minister of Defense HAMADA Yasukazu signed the bilateral Memorandum of Understanding for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Projects (RDT&E) and a bilateral, non-binding Security of Supply Arrangement (SOSA) between the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Japanese Ministry of Defense (MOD).

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DoD Showcases Defense Manufacturing Careers to 2,500 National Capitol Region Students

The Department of Defense’s Office of Industrial Base Policy (IBP) participated in X-STEM NOVA on October 26, 2022 in Chantilly, Virginia. X-STEM, which is part of USA Science & Engineering Festival’s bi-annual science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) event series, promotes STEM careers to students of all ages across America.

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DoD Issues $24.8M Critical Minerals Award to Perpetua Resources

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Industrial Base Policy, through its Defense Production Act (DPA) Investments Program and the Air Force Executive Agent, issued its first critical minerals award using Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations funds to Perpetua Resources Idaho, Inc. (“Perpetua”) to secure an American source of critical minerals for missiles and munitions.

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Pentagon Awards Strategic Contracts

To support production of kinetic capabilities needed to ensure national security, the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment is making targeted investments aimed at mitigating supply chain vulnerabilities, ranging from raw materials and chemical shortages to critical subcomponent suppliers.

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Deborah G. Rosenblum

Performing the Duties of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy

Michael J. Vaccaro

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy

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Find out about the Industrial Base Policy mission, leadership and organization within the Department of Defense.


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