Analysis


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Project Convergence: An Experiment for Multidomain Operations

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...

Complex Air Defense: Countering the Hypersonic Missile Threat

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...

China’s Hypersonic Future

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...