Vital Mineral Markets ‘Not Functioning’ in Wake of Ukraine War, says DoD Industrial Policy Chief

DefenseNews Vital Mineral Markets Not Functioning In Wake Of Ukraine War

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has disrupted the market for a broad range of critical materials essential to U.S. munitions and other defense industry products, spurring hundreds of millions in Pentagon spending to shore up supplies, a senior defense official told Defense News in an interview this month.

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