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+ Column: Emerging Technology Horizons
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  • Emerging Technologies

    January 2023

    CHIPS Act to Reshape Microelectronics for Decades

    By Dr. Michael Fritze and Jacob Winn
    The CHIPS and Science Act, which appropriated more than $52 billion for semiconductor research and development and manufacturing, is one of the most significant industrial policy efforts in recent history.
  • Industrial Base

    December 2022

    Balance Needed for High Skills Immigration Reform

    By Ben Ackerman
    The U.S. defense industrial base faces a critical science, technology, engineering and math talent shortage, exacerbated by an outdated immigration system.
  • Emerging Technologies

    December 2022

    Modernizing Defense Through Crowdsourcing

    By Harrison Durland
    Although further experimentation and evaluation are needed, crowdsourced forecasting could prove to be a valuable tool for defense modernization planning, technological assessments and related activities in the Defense Department and industry.
  • Missile Defense

    October 2022

    Make Hypersonic Defense a Priority

    By James Krasner
    The development of defenses or countermeasures against hypersonic weaponry is as important to U.S. military power as hypersonic weapons themselves — if not more so.
  • Missile Defense

    September 2022

    Space Assets Critical to Defeat Hypersonic Threats

    By Samantha Beu
    Competitors already have operational hypersonic missiles — which have been demonstrated in the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the reported Chinese launch of a hypersonic glider off the Taiwan Strait — making the ability to detect and defeat such weapons a top priority for the Defense Department.
  • Global Defense Market

    August 2022

    High Skills Immigration a National Security Issue

    By Dr. Mark J. Lewis and Divyansh Kaushik
    One of the great strengths of America’s science and engineering enterprise has been that the best and brightest minds from around the world come to our shores, attracted by the opportunities and spirit of innovation that are the hallmarks of a free society.
  • Defense Department

    August 2022

    Value of Defense Department, Industry Exchanges

    By Wai Kwan Chung
    At the heart of the defense industrial base is a critical workforce of Defense Department civilians and industry employees.
  • Budget

    July 2022

    A Little Applause for the 2022 Budget Request

    By Tara Murphy Dougherty and Arun Seraphin
    The fiscal year 2022 budget request and congressional appropriations process is easy to criticize — its late submission, late completion and the negative impacts of these dates on the Defense Department and industry warrant some of these critiques.
  • Emerging Technologies

    April 2022

    Yet Another Hypersonics Wake-Up Call

    By Dr. Mark J. Lewis
    Russian claims of using hypersonic missiles to strike targets in Ukraine should be a wake-up call.
  • Emerging Technologies

    March 2022

    U.S. Needs to Refocus on Energetic Materials

    By John Fischer and Dr. Mark J. Lewis
    The list of top defense modernization priorities that were cited in the 2018 National Defense Strategy forms the basis of our work at the National Defense Industrial Association’s Emerging Technologies Institute.
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