Pentagon doubles down on cutting off defense supplies from China after F-35 scare

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2022
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The U.S. Defense Department is pushing its contractors to ensure none of their materials are being sourced from China or other U.S. adversaries, according to a Monday report.

The effort comes weeks after the Pentagon paused deliveries of new F-35 fighter jets upon discovery that a component in the craft had been manufactured using a China-sourced alloy.

The DOD is now turning to artificial intelligence to help track its globe-spanning supply chain and limit input from adversaries, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The defense supply chain has been a focus in Washington for...

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