November 25, 2014

CNAS Studying Which Areas of Technology Hold Most Promise for Future Military Use

Featuring Michèle Flournoy

Source: Defense Daily

Journalist Megan Eckstein

The Center for a New American Security is working to get its newest project, Beyond Offset: Will the US Maintain Its Military Edge?, off the ground in the hopes of providing a long-term view of where technology is moving and how it could be operationalized to benefit the military.

The project, co-chaired by CNAS chief executive officer Michele Flournoy and Finmeccanica North America CEO and former deputy secretary of defense William Lynn, is meant “to focus on, how do we find the technologies which are increasingly in the commercial sector that are going to give meaningful advantages to the American military in the decades ahead,” Lynn told Defense Daily.

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  • Michèle Flournoy

    CNAS Board of Director, Chief Executive Officer, WestExec

    Michèle Flournoy is CEO of WestExec and is the former CEO of CNAS, an organization she co-founded. She serves on the CNAS Board of Directors. She served as the Under Secretary...