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Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting Notice of Actions To Rectify a Shortfall in the Defense Industrial Base Related to Thin-Wall Castings for Military Applications

January 23, 2018

Dear Mr. Chairman: (Dear Representative:) (Dear Senator:)

In accordance with section 303(a)(6)(A) of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (the "Act")(50 U.S.C. 4533(a)(6)(A)), I transmit herewith notice of actions to rectify a shortfall in the defense industrial base. The Department of Defense will take actions to target critical technology item shortfalls related to the following: thin-wall castings for military applications.

I have also included my determination required pursuant to section 303(a)(5) of the Act. Please find my determination that these proposed initiatives are essential to the national defense enclosed.

Sincerely,


DONALD J. TRUMP

NOTE: Identical letters were sent to Michael D. Crapo, chairman, and Sherrod C. Brown, ranking member, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; and T. Jeb Hensarling, chairman, and Maxine M. Waters, ranking member, House Committee on Financial Services.

Donald J. Trump, Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting Notice of Actions To Rectify a Shortfall in the Defense Industrial Base Related to Thin-Wall Castings for Military Applications Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/331831

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