Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro, via Flickr/US Navy
Daily Mail: Navy Secretary Carlos del Toro is ‘concerned’ that within the next six months the US Navy won’t be able to arm both itself AND Ukraine – urging contractors to boost production to meet the demand
* Navy Secretary Carlos del Toro admitted there are ‘concerns’ about America’s weapons supply as the US continues to arm Ukraine
* He said that if the conflict in Ukraine continues for the next six month it will ‘stress the supply chain’
* Del Toro urged military contractors to increase production
* Adm. Daryl Caudle also accused military contractors of using the pandemic as an excuse not to supply weapons on time
Navy Secretary Carlos del Toro admitted that there are ‘concerns’ about America’s weapons cache as the government continues to arm Ukraine.
The Secretary was asked at a Surface Navy Association Conference on Wednesday whether he agreed with an admiral’s statement that ‘The Navy might get to the point where it has to make the decision whether it needs to arm itself or arm Ukraine.’
He was very careful not to comment on the possibility of a choice between which country to arm, according to Defense One, but noted that ‘if the conflict does go on for another six months, for another year, it certainly continues to stress the supply chain in ways that are challenging.’
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WNU Editor: I am sure the US will be find a way to increase arms production in the coming months. But they better hurry up.
US Navy Secretary Carlos del Toro Says U.S. Will Not Be Able To Arm Ukraine In 6 Months