DIIG provides timely, in-depth analysis on the critical issues at the cross-section of the Department of Defense and its industrial base. With a focus on defense acquisition trends, technological innovation, security cooperation, and ongoing reform efforts, DIIG monitors important developments in the global defense industry. DIIG’s products consist of major research projects, published reports, commentaries, interviews, and events.
Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine puts the necessity for European resilience into sharper focus. This brief argues for a new framing of NATO’s approach to resilience to amplify allies’ combined capacity to tackle shared challenges and threats.
Brief by Cynthia Cook and Anna M. Dowd — December 9, 2022
Report by Gregory Sanders — December 5, 2022
Critical Questions by Gregory Sanders and Alexander Holderness — December 1, 2022
Brief by Gregory Sanders and Nicholas Velazquez — October 31, 2022
Report by Cynthia Cook , Rose Butchart , Gregory Sanders , and Alexander Holderness — September 27, 2022
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Brief by Rhys McCormick — December 8, 2020
Brief by Lindsey R. Sheppard , Morgan Dwyer , Melissa Dalton , and Angelina Hidalgo — November 23, 2020
Brief by Rhys McCormick — October 8, 2020
Event by Gregory Sanders , Andrew Philip Hunter , Mr. David J. Berteau , Mr. Eric Chewning , and Ms. Tara Murphy Dougherty — October 1, 2020
Report by Gregory Sanders and Andrew Philip Hunter — September 18, 2020
Is the Ratio of Investment between Research and Development to Production in Major Defense Acquisition Programs Experiencing Fundamental Change?
Report by Gregory Sanders , Andrew Philip Hunter , and Rhys McCormick — August 17, 2020
Brief by Alec C. Blivas , Brenen Tidwell , and Morgan Dwyer — August 5, 2020
Event by Andrew Philip Hunter , Mitch Snyder , Nazzic S. Keene , and General Hawk Carlisle USAF (Ret) — May 28, 2020
Commentary by Morgan Dwyer — May 13, 2020
Report by Andrew Philip Hunter and Rhys McCormick — May 6, 2020