Post Tagged with: "Supply Chain"

Tiny, Cheap, Foolproof: Seeking New Component to Counter Counterfeit Electronics

Tiny, Cheap, Foolproof: Seeking New Component to Counter Counterfeit Electronics

Used and non-authentic counterfeit electronic components are widespread throughout the defense supply chain; over the past two years alone, more than one million suspect parts have been associated with known supply chain compromises 1. The problem is pervasive, with both […]


Boeing Partners with US Air Force to Reduce Supply Chain Costs

Boeing Partners with US Air Force to Reduce Supply Chain Costs

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) have entered into an overarching public-private partnership that will streamline supply chain contracting, saving money and speeding up execution by as much as 10 months. The partnership – the first of […]


Lockheed Wins South Korean Military Supply Chain Deal

Lockheed Wins South Korean Military Supply Chain Deal

Lockheed Martin (LMT) has been awarded three new contracts to support the supply chain needs of the Republic of Korea Air Force and Navy. Under the terms of the basic ordering agreements, Lockheed Martin will provide spare material and repair […]


The Global Military Infrastructure and Logistics Market 2012-2022

The Global Military Infrastructure and Logistics Market 2012-2022

This report is the result of an extensive market and company research covering the global military infrastructure and logistics industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry […]


Counterfeit Chinese Electronic Parts In the DoD Supply Chain

Counterfeit Chinese Electronic Parts In the DoD Supply Chain

A Senate Armed Services Committee investigation discovered counterfeit electronic parts from China in the Air Force’s largest cargo plane, in assemblies intended for Special Operations helicopters, and in a Navy surveillance plane among 1,800 cases of bogus parts, a committee […]


DOD Monitors Supply System to Prevent Counterfeit Parts

DOD Monitors Supply System to Prevent Counterfeit Parts

The Defense Department is taking added steps to ensure that its equipment and supply chains contain no counterfeit parts, officials said. The department has a quality assurance process that identifies material that doesn’t conform to standards and determines the authenticity […]


Afghanistan Supply Chain At Critical Risk of Failure

Afghanistan Supply Chain At Critical Risk of Failure

The military supply chain responsible for getting vital equipment to British forces on operations in Afghanistan and Libya is at “critical risk of failure”, MPs have warned. The Commons Public Accounts Committee says troops fighting on the front line could […]


The Use of Information to Manage the Defence Logistics Supply Chain

The Use of Information to Manage the Defence Logistics Supply Chain

The Ministry of Defence (the Department) sends supplies to forces deployed overseas for military operations, such as in Afghanistan and Libya, and to personnel stationed in permanent bases or taking part in training exercises. Staff deployed on operations determine what […]


US senators slam China on military parts probe

US senators slam China on military parts probe

Two key US senators accused China of hampering a congressional probe into how counterfeit electronics ended up in the US military supply chain by denying entry visas to investigators. “I can’t say that I’m surprised, but I surely am disappointed, […]


 
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