DLA News Archive

Tag: Defense Industrial Base

Feb. 12, 2024

Former DLA Aviation leader to head agency’s small business focus

Daniele Kurze, former director of DLA Aviation's Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, will help the agency foster growth and long-term success of America's small business sector as DLA's new executive director of Small Business Programs.

Nov. 7, 2023

New defense industrial strategy, DLA demand forecast to chart road map for logistics partners 

A new National Defense Industrial Strategy set to debut in early December establishes four priorities: resilient supply chains, workforce readiness, flexible acquisition and economic deterrence.

Sept. 12, 2023

Industry Collider Day sparks collaboration on supply chain challenges

Today’s global security environment highlights the need for logistics solutions that allow the world’s mightiest military to maintain its upper edge in lethality, DLA's director said Sept. 11 at the fourth annual Industry Collider Day.

Aug. 22, 2023

One-on-one support, webinars show DLA’s commitment to small business

DLA's small business team demystifies contracting processes for small vendors through online training, individualized support and outreach events.

May 4, 2023

Conference highlights supply chain resiliency, modernization

Ensuring the readiness and lethality of the nation’s armed forces requires agility, a commitment to modernization and working with industry partners, VADM Michelle Skubic said during the DLA Supply Chain Alliance Conference and Exhibition.

June 29, 2022

DLA, industry leaders discuss inflation, supply chain issues

DLA leaders and representatives from six industry associations discussed inflation and logistics challenges such as supply disruptions and labor shortages June 28 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 27, 2022

DLA program introduces domestic germanium recycling capability 

A DLA program for recycling optical-grade germanium used in military weapons systems and night vision equipment has led to new capability in the U.S. defense industrial base. 

May 5, 2022

R&D program yields new sources for obsolete parts, raw materials 

DLA research and development team matches America’s small businesses with research and development projects that address critical supply chain gaps and security threats.

May 2, 2022

DLA celebrates small business partnerships, connects owners with new opportunities

DLA is marking National Small Business Week May 1-7 by celebrating the contributions of small businesses that make up 80% of the agency’s suppliers.

Dec. 23, 2021

DLA displays innovation at the Defense Manufacturing Conference

Defense Logistics Agency leaders showcased the agency’s innovation efforts and contributed to resilience discussions during the Defense Manufacturing Conference Dec. 13-16 in Aurora, Colorado.