On November 20, Forward Defense Deputy Director Clementine Starling was quoted in a Space News article titled “Biden likely to stay course on Space Force and defense investments.” In this piece, Starling noted that a Biden administration will likely place an emphasis on investing in new and advanced technologies.

Obviously there will be trade-offs. But in the long run I think we will start to see more of a focus and investment in new technologies including cyber, space, directed energy, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing.

Clementine Starling
Forward Defense

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