A new report warns that the Defense Department is relying on an increasingly fragile domestic supply network for material to make munitions, and that it may be forced to buy those explosives, pyrotechnics and propellants abroad. A large number of materials are made by just one U.S. company or are only available overseas, concluded the report from a group convened by Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall.

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