On December 14, Forward Defense senior fellow Steve Grundman joined The Economist’s Money Talks podcast to discuss how increasing demand for different types of weapon systems is changing the defense industry. The conversation focused on how shifting geopolitics and rapidly changing technology is radically reshaping the defense market.

In the early teens of this century, performance and cost continued to be the higher priority for the customer…the change that was afoot and has been accelerated is to elevate the importance of schedule and capacity.

Steve Grundman
Forward Defense

Forward Defense, housed within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, generates ideas and connects stakeholders in the defense ecosystem to promote an enduring military advantage for the United States, its allies, and partners. Our work identifies the defense strategies, capabilities, and resources the United States needs to deter and, if necessary, prevail in future conflict.

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