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  • Munitions Technology

    August 2023

    Shifting Munitions Requirements for Great Power Competition

    By Jennifer Stewart
    This fall, the congressional defense committees will be hard at work negotiating the final fiscal year 2024 funding, policies and authorities critical to support our warfighters and the defense industrial base. One important focus area is the resolution of the president’s request for multi-year procurement authorities and funding for specific munitions.
  • Emerging Technologies

    July 2023

    Show, Don’t Tell: Emerging Tech Needs Funding, Not Rhetoric

    By Rebecca Wostenberg
    Several years ago, the National Defense Industrial Association board of directors responded to calls from both our membership and Pentagon leadership to increase its activities to help win the ongoing technology race with the People’s Republic of China.
  • Defense Department

    June 2023

    Allies Need to Take Part in Services' JADC2 Goals

    By Chris Sax
    Adm. Christopher Grady in April highlighted the three axes he integrates in his job to be successful as the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • Marine Corps News

    June 2023

    Contested Logistics to Pose Problems for Marines

    By Tom Driggers and Kea Matory
    The Marine Corps has a long and storied history of successfully operating in contested environments — from the shores of Iwo Jima to the jungles of Vietnam to the deserts of Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Special Operations

    April 2023

    Special Operators Require Next-Gen Technologies

    By Jennifer Stewart
    U.S. Special Operations Forces operate in an environment of global competition in which strategic adversaries have a refined and calibrated understanding of the threshold that would trigger the nation to take decisive military action. At the operational level of warfare, the United States benchmarks authorities, activities and capabilities to phasing constructs for operational plans.
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    March 2023

    Navy Needs More Robotic Vessels to Take on China

    By Thomas Low
    In contrast to the land-based, high-intensity artillery battles and trench warfare currently raging in eastern Ukraine, the potential fight with the People’s Republic of China will be primarily waged on, above and below the sea. Therefore, the ability of the U.S. Navy to project and sustain power over the vast distances of the Indo-Pacific will be crucial in any possible confrontation.
  • International

    March 2023

    Will U.S. Export Regulations Derail AUKUS?

    By Bridgit Sullivan
    China is the first adversary the United States has faced since World War II that, according to the National Security Strategy, has “both the intent to reshape t he international order and, increasingly, the economic, diplomatic, military and technological power to advance that objective.”
  • Navy News

    February 2023

    Congress Delivers a ‘Ship-Shape’ Allocation for Navy

    By Chris Sax
    On Dec. 23, Congress sent the National Defense Authorization Act to the president’s desk for signature.
  • Manufacturing

    January 2023

    Additive Manufacturing Can Revolutionize Industry

    By Kristen Falconi
    Also known as 3D printing, additive manufacturing is increasingly becoming integrated in the U.S. military and has a growing influence in the defense industrial base.
  • Armaments

    November 2022

    The Precarious State of U.S. Defense Stockpiles (UPDATED)

    By Chris Laudati
    The war in Ukraine has left U.S. defense stockpiles significantly depleted. Current inventories do not undergird a national security strategy that continues to support Ukraine while retaining the ability to assist Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion.
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