Closure of industrial plants due to Covid-19 affect US DoD

22 April 2020 (Last Updated April 22nd, 2020 15:09)

Industrial plant closures in the aviation supply chain, shipbuilding and small space launch, due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, are affecting the US Department of Defense (DoD).

Industrial plant closures in the aviation supply chain, shipbuilding and small space launch, due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, are affecting the US Department of Defense (DoD).

US businesswoman Ellen Lord said that several pockets of industrial base closures are affecting DoD, particularly in Mexico.

Lord added: “These companies are especially important for our US airframe production.”

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