With just-in-time inventories, the global supply chain has little wiggle room when it comes to a disruption. Japan’s recent misfortune might have a serious impact to Aerospace and Defense manufacturing schedules.  We’ve heard stories of how some major manufacturers are scrambling to ensure all their required inventory will continue to flow.  Read the linked article and let us know if the events in Japan have had any impacts to your inventory.  What kinds of strategies are you employing to work around any shortfalls?