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  • Defense Department

    September 2017

    Acquisition Reform Is a National Imperative

    In the words of Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, “we need to put technology into the hands of our soldiers faster.” No truer words could be spoken.
  • Defense Department

    August 2017

    Solving the Military Readiness Conundrum

    The U.S. military is the greatest and most capable fighting force the world has ever seen, and serving side by side for 39 years with the wonderful men and women who defend the nation is the proudest accomplishment of my life.
  • Defense Department

    July 2017

    National Defense Is Not a Political Issue

    For almost 100 years, the National Defense Industrial Association has represented the industrial base and provided a critical contribution to the national security dialogue.
  • Defense Department

    June 2017

    Industry, Government: Enduring Partners

    The National Defense Industrial Association is a world-class organization with nearly 100 years of exemplary service to the nation.
  • Government Policy

    April 2017

    Contending With a World of Disorder

    By Craig R. McKinley
    We seem to be living through, and trying to deal with, an absence of “regular order” everywhere.
  • Budget

    April 2017

    Trump’s Buildup: Easier Said Than Done

    By Craig R. McKinley
    Like millions of Americans across at least three generations, I have enjoyed Star Wars and the enterprise it spawned following its 1977 debut.
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    March 2017

    Robots to Revolutionize Military Operations

    By Craig R. McKinley
    By some estimates, by the end of this century 70 percent of today’s occupations will be replaced by robots or other forms of automation.
  • Government Policy

    January 2017

    Trump Aerospace Industry Tweets Misfire

    By Craig R. McKinley
    The major item that needs to be considered by our new president is the size and composition of the nation’s defense industrial base.
  • Defense Department

    November 2016

    Trump’s Military Plans Require Deft Hands

    By Craig R. McKinley
    Historians will record the 2016 presidential campaign as memorable in many ways, even though in some ways its actual conduct made most Americans happy to see it conclude. But, conclude it did and on Jan. 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump of New York will be sworn in as the next president of the United States.
  • Global Defense Market

    August 2016

    True Costs of Brexit Remain Unknown

    By Craig R. McKinley
    As it pertains to national security and the defense industrial base, there has been no larger story over the past month than the surprise vote in the United Kingdom to exit the 28-nation European Union.
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