Dear Mr. Chairman:    (Dear Representative:)     (Dear Senator:)

In accordance with section 303(a)(6)(A) of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (the “Act”)(50 U.S.C. 4533(a)(6)(A)), I transmit herewith notice of actions to rectify a shortfall in the defense industrial base.  The Department of Defense will take actions to target critical technology item shortfalls related to the following:  thin-wall castings for military applications.

I have also included my determination required pursuant to section 303(a)(5) of the Act.  Please find my determination that these proposed initiatives are essential to the national defense enclosed.

Sincerely,

DONALD J. TRUMP