There is a recognition in all quarters that the United States faces a range of serious security threats, foremost among them Russia. This leads, naturally, to the need for a U.S. military capable of fighting and prevailing in high-end, high-tech conventional conflicts. There is growing concern among these same stakeholders that the U.S. military is in danger of being outpaced technologically by some of these adversaries. There is a growing appetite in Congress for an increase in defense spending with a particular focus on the Army. Finally, the Army has a series of “shovel ready” modernization programs that could be jump-started once resources are available. I have written about this here.
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