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  • 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.
  • Emerging Technologies

    February 2022

  • Defense Department

    February 2022

    Best and the Brightest Forge a Way Ahead

    By Dr. Mark J. Lewis
    NDIA created the Emerging Technologies Institute with the overarching goal of delivering critical new technologies into the hands of our warfighters.
  • Emerging Technologies

    December 2021

    Quantum and the Future of Cryptography

    By Vidya Subramanian
    The ability to encrypt information is an essential part of military command and control, just as breaking military codes has been a decisive factor in modern warfare. With that in mind, the United States should take steps now to prepare for a day when adversaries could have quantum computing-enabled decryption capabilities.
  • Defense Department

    December 2021

    Concern Grows for High Tech’s Supply Chains

    By Rebecca Wostenberg
    As COVID-19 and the ensuing economic challenges have exposed, the United States faces substantial supply chain vulnerabilities and weaknesses. Nearly every sector has been affected and there is no end in sight.
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