17 Sep 2021

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Global Supply Chains and Chinese Military-Civil Fusion (MCF)

The U.S. DoD has embarked on a strategic transformation. Central to this transformation are supply chains. Specifically, an understanding and reduction of the reliance by U.S. military systems on foreign components, subcomponents, materials, and software.  “Made in America” is an objective, rectifying supply chain security concerns with American-made components, subcomponents, materials, and software. As it turns out, supply chain transformation is a central military operational activity of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) – and they want their supply chain to be “Made in America” too.

Read More
18 Sep 2018

Air Force calls for 74 more squadrons to prepare for possibility of war against major power

The Air Force is seeking a 24% increase in squadrons by 2030 to equip it to fight a peer adversary and win while also defending U.S. soil, serving as a nuclear deterrent, fight secondary wars against other that would use a major war to their advantage, and continue the fight

Read More
13 Sep 2018

Air Force chief lays out future fight against peer-level adversaries

Referencing a classic story of the American Revolutionary War, the Air Force Chief of Staff asked “One, if by land, two, if by sea, three, if by air, four, if by space, five, if by cyber…How many lanterns does our adversary have to purchase if we can use all the

Read More