Defense and National Security

Only India can match China's vast population, low-cost labor availability, and deep base of world-class technical talent. The United States and India have strong political, cultural, and linguistic affinities, and both nations see China as a military and geopolitical rival.
Defense and National Security
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November 21, 2014
Defense innovation is a key driver of U.S. security and economic competitiveness, however our preeminence in this area is under threat.
April 28, 2014
A new study shows that U.S. military spending helps to spur innovation and recent budget cut could slow economic growth.
September 23, 2013
Stephen Ezell presented on the pros and cons of how LBTs like offsets impact the global innovation economy.
May 17, 2013
Despite recent investments in energy innovation, budget sequestration could potentially cut DOD energy research and procurement programs by 25 percent compared to FY2012 funding levels.
February 13, 2013
President Obama made a critical step in advancing manufacturing competitiveness during the State of the Union address.
October 16, 2012
Using Energy Innovation Tracker to examine DOD contributions to clean energy.
October 16, 2012
As clean energy innovation continues to progress, further opportunities will arise to comprehensively integrate DOD's innovation ecosystems into a coordinated national energy innovation strategy.
May 31, 2012
Potential budgetary ban on advanced alternative fuels would harm the innovation process.
May 29, 2012
China’s counterfeit products hurt the U.S. and have the potential to comprise mission-critical defense systems.
November 23, 2011
A brief update on energy innovation activities within the Department of Defense.