13 January 2021

The U.S. Defense Industry in a New Era

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Does the United States have the defense industry that it needs? As China and other countries develop increasingly capable defense sectors, pressure rises on defense companies to remain in the forefront of global defense technology. While U.S. defense firms produced innovations in defense and aerospace technology that underpinned the Pax Americana through the Cold War and beyond, times are changing.Just as threats are evolving — cyber, AI, hypersonics, hybrid warfare, anti-satellite weapons, and [...]