Report: Pentagon relies too much on foreign parts

The report warns that the military is vulnerable to disruptions by relying on foreign countries, whether its due to poor manufacturing, price spikes or unrest.

The industry study also argued that the U.S. is not producing enough raw materials, pointing to the rare earth element that’s imported from China.

The manufacturing group unveiled the report Wednesday at an event with Sen. Chris MurphyChris MurphyDems see huge field emerging to take on Trump Administration briefs Senate on progress against ISIS Iran deal faces uncertain future under Trump MORE (D-Conn.), Rep. Mo BrooksMo BrooksConservative Senate candidate calls on GOP to end filibuster Strange faces tough Senate primary fight Freedom Caucus leader warns McConnell over Senate ad MORE (R-Ala.) and Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio).

Read the full report here.