M.A. and George Lund Fellow for Emerging Defense Challenges Steven Grundman writes for Aviation Week on the Pentagon’s focus on retooling military capabilities:

It seems clears what is foremost for Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work these days. At the Pentagon’s April 9 press conference endorsing “Better Buying Power 3.0,” Work said the impetus for his new “offset strategy” is an urgent concern about “a steady erosion of our technological superiority that we have relied upon for so long in all our defense strategies.”

The day before, he had implored students and staff at the Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania to join the initiative’s modernization campaign “to identify the technologies, identify the operational and organizational constructs . . . to fight our future adversaries.”

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