The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) provided an in-depth assessment of the current U.S. Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2022 Presidential Budget Request during a webinar on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Our invited speakers went beyond the headlines and talking points surrounding the Biden Administration’s budget submission to evaluate its core strategic elements, continuities and contrasting priorities with previous spending plans, and its prospects for passage in Congress.
ADM Gilday delivered remarks on the most recent CNO NAVPLAN, released in January 2021, during a virtual roundtable discussion and Q&A session with CSBA President and CEO, Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken.
CSBA Virtual Roundtable With NSCAI and Commissioners Hon. Robert O. Work and Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths
On March 1, 2021, the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) released a Report and "Blueprint for Action" to enable the United States to remain competitive in AI for national security purposes. CSBA Senior Fellows, Chris Bassler and Harrison Schramm hosted a virtual roundtable with Commissioners Hon. Robert O. Work and Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths to discuss a NSCAI report regarding defense against AI threats.
Please join the Reagan Institute and CSBA on Tuesday, April 13th at 9:00 – 10:30 am ET for “The Future of Defense Spending: Strategic Choices and Hard Tradeoffs” with Chairman Adam Smith. This virtual event will feature remarks from Rep. Adam Smith, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and a panel discussion featuring Gen. Hawk Carlisle, USA (Ret.), President & CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association, and Mackenzie Eaglen, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, moderated by Dr. Thomas Mahnken, President & CEO of CSBA.
Please join us for a special CSBA webinar on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 1:00-2:30 PM EDT, on Maritime Competition and the Maritime Strategy. The webinar will feature leading international security scholars, each of whom has published in a recent special issue of the journal Security Studies (Volume 29, Issue 4) and several companion pieces from the recent War On The Rocks series, Maritime Strategy on the Rocks.
Increasingly, the focus of U.S. defense planners is being drawn to developments and military capabilities in the Indo-Pacific region. On Monday, March 15, 2021 Major General Richard Coffman, USA, Director of the Army Futures Command's Next-Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) Cross-Functional Team, will join CSBA for a remote discussion of the role new armor systems could play in that region.