"Buy America" Provisions Hurt War Fighters and Taxpayers
Publication Date: June 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Baker Spring
Keywords: National security; contractors; contracting; procurement
Coverage: United States
The House version of the National Defense Authorization Act would restrict the supply of certain specialty metals used in weapons construction to domestic sources. Congress must remove these provisions to preserve the benefits of fair and open competition in defense procurement.