Recap: PSC Testifies Before Senate Hearing on the Defense Industrial Base
May 1, 2022 | By Cate Benedetti, Vice President, Government Relations, PSC
On April 26, 2022, PSC President and CEO David J. Berteau testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee and provided an assessment of the U.S. defense industrial base. In his testimony, Berteau highlighted current challenges facing defense contractors, including the impacts of inflation, COVID, the war in Ukraine, and funding uncertainties.
View the recording of the hearing here and read Berteau’s full written statement here.
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View the full hearing transcript here. Read the opening statements of Chairman Jack Reed (D-RI) and Ranking Member Jim Inhofe (R-OK)
Check out media coverage on the roundtable:
Ukraine War Has U.S. Javelin Missile Supply Down 33%; Biden Urged to Act
Newsweek | April 26, 2022
Defense Contractors Expected to Struggle to Meet Weapons Demand
Roll Call | April 26, 2022
Ukraine Weapons Deliveries Risk ‘Downward Spiral’ for Pentagon
Bloomberg Government | April 26, 2022