Section 1603 of the FY2013 NDAA introduces an amendment to include additional objectives within the national security strategy for the national technology and industrial base …
SEC. 1603. NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY FOR NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL BASE.
‘‘The Secretary of Defense shall develop a national security strategy for the national technology and industrial base. Such strategy shall be based on a prioritized assessment of risks and challenges to the defense supply chain and shall ensure that the national technology and industrial base is capable of achieving the following national security objectives: …’’
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‘‘(10) Reducing, to the maximum extent practicable, the presence of counterfeit parts in the supply chain and the risk associated with such parts.’’
See FY2013 NDAA