April 12, 2021

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Readiness Not Improving Says NDIA

Readiness

The National Defense Industrial Association completed its second unclassified summary of the health and readiness of the defense industrial base, “Vital Signs 2021.” Like “Vital Signs 2020,” this report’s final grade for the health and readiness of the defense industrial base was a “C.” This year’s score was 74, slightly lower than last year’s 75.

DoD Deputy Tells House Panel: BRAC Would Increase Savings

BRAC

DoD denies ignoring $125B in savings, but needs congressional help, including a new round of BRAC, to achieve cost reductions of that level.