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Emerging technologies are reshaping the nature of both combat and business. Military forces will fight on land and sea, in the sky and in space, but wars will be won by those who can harness technological innovation on the battlefield and across the industrial base. In order to succeed, governments and private enterprises alike need to develop strategies that not only develop innovative technologies, but also adopt, maintain, and manufacture them at scale and with speed. Compounded by the realities of a skinny US defense budget, the hazards of COVID-19, and increasingly confrontational geostrategic competition, this challenge will demand novel solutions to prepare for the future of defense.

Join us on Wednesday, June 30 from 10:00am to 11:00am (EDT) for an intimate, off-the-record discussion with the Atlantic Council’s Forward Defense practice about navigating technological disruption in the defense industry.