Military Technology

CSIS explores the nexus between defense technologies and emerging challenges to combat effectiveness in the twenty-first century, with analysis led by the Strategic Technologies Program and the International Security Program.

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Photo: (ADAMS Diagram) U.S. Marine Corps; (Crates) Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0); (M864 Diagram) U.S. Marine Corps

Photo: (ADAMS Diagram) U.S. Marine Corps; (Crates) Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0); (M864 Diagram) U.S. Marine Corps

Empty Bins in a Wartime Environment: The Challenge to the U.S. Defense Industrial Base

The U.S. defense industrial base is not prepared for the international security environment that now exists, including to deal with China. The United States should take several steps now to strengthen the industrial base to improve deterrence and warfighting.

Report by Seth G. Jones — January 23, 2023

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Seth G. Jones
Senior Vice President; Harold Brown Chair; and Director, International Security Program
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James Andrew Lewis
Senior Vice President; Pritzker Chair; and Director, Strategic Technologies Program
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Tom Karako
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project
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Ian Williams
Fellow, International Security Program and Deputy Director, Missile Defense Project
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Benjamin Jensen
Senior Fellow, Future War, Gaming, and Strategy, and International Security Program
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Cynthia Cook
Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group and Senior Fellow, International Security Program