Defense Budget and Acquisition

The Defense Budget Analysis Program and the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy track the foremost budget issues in the defense policy sphere.

Photo: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

Photo: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images

Making the Most of the European Sky Shield Initiative

Russia’s bombardment of Ukraine has highlighted shortfalls in air and missile defense capabilities across Europe. To fill these gaps the new German-led "Sky Shield" initiative must overcome challenges of leadership, concepts, cooperation, division of labor and delivery.

Report by Sean Monaghan and John Christianson — May 19, 2023

Past Events

U.S. Missile Defense Agency
Video On Demand

Missile Defense at 40

Hosted by Missile Defense Project
March 24, 2023 • 9:00 am – 2:00 pm EDT


Cynthia Cook
Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group and Senior Fellow, International Security Program
Gregory Sanders
Deputy Director and Fellow, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group