The CSIS Missile Defense Project is pleased to host an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War. The anniversary provides an opportunity to reflect on the war's history and lessons for maritime strategy, as well as the evolving capability of anti-ship cruise missiles.
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On Feb. 16, MDP was pleased to host the U.S. Army Futures Command for a discussion on Project Convergence, the Army’s “campaign of learning” and combined efforts to provide joint all-domain command and control. The conversation will feature Lieutenant General James Richardson, Acting Commanding General of Army Futures Command, Colonel Toby Magsig, Deputy Exercise Director for Project...
On February 7, CSIS published a new report on defense against hypersonic weapons.
Defending against hypersonic missiles is strategically necessary, technologically possible, and fiscally affordable, but it will not be easy. Its realization will require different approaches and new ways of thinking from those employed for legacy ballistic and cruise missile defense missions. Hypersonic weapons combine the speed and range of ballistic missiles with the low-altitude and maneuverable...
On January 12, CSIS hosted Lieutenant General L. Neil Thurgood for a conversation on the Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) and its portfolio of air defense and long-range strike prototypes.
China maintains the largest and most diverse missile arsenal in the world. Since the end of the Cold War, Beijing has rapidly modernized its missile force, growing from a small arsenal of cumbersome, inaccurate ballistic missiles into a formidable force of precision-guided ballistic and cruise missiles, loitering munitions, and—most recently—hypersonic weapons. China’s deployment of hypersonic...
The 2022 budget request for missile defense and defeat seeks, but does not yet achieve, alignment with the reality of long-term strategic competition.
On November 18, CSIS and the U.S. Naval Institute hosted Rear Admiral Tom Druggan for a conversation on Aegis air and missile defense.
Whether based on land, aerostats, aircraft, or in orbit, elevated sensors can supplement targeting capabilities.