Analysis


In Depth Analysis, Commentary, and Publications

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MDA and the 2025 Budget

On June 6, the CSIS Missile Defense Project hosted a conversation with Lt. Gen. Heath Collins, Director of the Missile Defense Agency. The discussion explored the Agency's FY2025 programs, priorities, and budgets.

Strategic Landpower Dialogue: A Conversation with GEN James Rainey

On June 3, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) hosted our fourth Strategic Landpower Dialogue event, featuring General James Rainey, Commanding General, United States Army Futures Command. The discussion explored Army modernization efforts, future investment priorities, and the development of the Army's next warfighting concept.

Getting on Track: Space and Airborne Sensors for Hypersonic Missile Defense

As the Department of Defense begins to deploy a space-based sensor constellation, Getting on Track unpacks the design tradeoffs involved and key pitfalls to avoid. Using advanced simulation tools, the authors underscore the necessity of diversifying satellite orbits, designing constellations for early, persistent coverage, and retaining requirements for fire-control-capable sensors.