Keith Webster Keith Webster
President, Defense and Aerospace Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
President, Federal Acquisition Council, Cyber, Space and National Security Policy Division, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


April 02, 2020



Provided below is a link for input that is needed- TODAY 2 APRIL- from industry regarding the CARES Act.

DPC website where industry can make comments relative to the CARES Act:

Executive Order 13911 entitled “Delegating Additional Authority Under the Defense Production Act With Respect to Health and Medical Resources to Respond to the Spread of COVID-19”, in conjunction with EOs 13909 and 13910, give HHS and FEMA/DHS lead on all PPE and Medical equipment DPA priorities and rating authorities related to COVID-19.

We need your help on 3 things rather quickly (need these by COB tomorrow)

a. Provide examples and strategic perspectives on COVID impacts to small business/suppliers

b. Provide examples of mid to larger DIB companies that are directly impacted by the of effects of COVID-10, i.e. companies that have direct financial distress in the DIB caused by COVID-19

c. Provide examples of companies and reasons for potentially requesting equitable adjustments

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Keith Webster

Keith Webster

Keith Webster, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Defense and Aerospace Council, guides the focus of the council to strengthen the U.S. defense and aerospace industries by influencing domestic and international policy on behalf of its members.

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