Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group

Strengthening our understanding of the relationship between the Department of Defense and its industrial base

DIIG provides timely, in-depth analysis on the critical issues at the cross-section of the Department of Defense and its industrial base. With a focus on defense acquisition trends, technological innovation, security cooperation, and ongoing reform efforts, DIIG monitors important developments in the global defense industry. DIIG’s products consist of major research projects, published reports, commentaries, interviews, and events.

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Understanding the Contributions of the New National Defense Industrial Strategy

The National Defense Industrial Strategy is the first document of its kind—a strategy specifically for the U.S. defense industrial base. But what does that entail? This CQ provides an overview of the strategy, highlighting both its innovations and its challenges.

Critical Questions by Cynthia Cook — January 17, 2024

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