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.

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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 MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyBiden huddles with group of senators on Ukraine-Russia tensions Overnight Defense & National Security — Texas hostage situation rattles nation Senators to meet with Ukraine president to reaffirm US support MORE (D-Conn.), Rep. Mo BrooksMorris (Mo) Jackson BrooksJudge questions Trump's claim of 'absolute immunity' in Jan. 6 lawsuits Alabama GOP gears up for fierce Senate primary clash Democratic super PAC ties Trump allies to Jan. 6 in new ad campaign MORE (R-Ala.) and Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio).

Read the full report here.