30
June 2020
Past Event
Video Event | A Conversation with Dr. Mark Lewis on the Pentagon's Defense Modernization Priorities

Video Event | A Conversation with Dr. Mark Lewis on the Pentagon's Defense Modernization Priorities

Past Event
Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
June 30, 2020
30
June 2020
Past Event

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Speakers:
heinrichs
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Senior Fellow and Director, Keystone Defense Initiative

Dr. Mark Lewis

Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization, Department of Defense

**This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 30.**

Join Hudson Institute for a discussion with the Pentagon's Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization Dr. Mark Lewis. Hudson Senior Fellow Rebeccah L. Heinrichs will moderate the event.

From 5G and AI to cyberspace and biotechnology, the United States faces the enormous challenge of maintaining and improving its technical advantage across a broad range of defense priorities. Dr. Lewis will address these strategic categories and, in particular, hypersonic weapons and hypersonic defense. The conversation will also cover the 11 modernization priorities in Dr. Lewis' portfolio and the implementation of the 2018 National Defense Strategy and what the United States is doing to meet this challenge.

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