On September 15, CNAS hosted a virtual fireside chat with the Honorable Dr. William LaPlante, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, moderated by Dr. Stacie Pettyjohn, Senior Fellow and Director of the CNAS Defense Program.
The conversation focused on the U.S. defense industrial base and procurement issues raised in the recent CNAS report ‘Production is Deterrence:’ Investing in Precision-Guided Munitions to Meet Peer Challengers.
Dr. William LaPlante
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
Dr. Stacie Pettyjohn
Senior Fellow and Director