June 25, 2024

US defence industry faces uncertainty despite production ‘boomlet’

Source: Financial Times

Journalist: Steff Chávez

"It is not quite a bonanza" for missiles and munitions "but it is, for the first time in a long time, a significant uptick in this area that has been sustained", said Stacie Pettyjohn, director of the defence programme at the Center for a New American Security, a think-tank.

She added that the injection of aid funds "alone isn't going to fix the problem [of inconsistent demand] or be a long-term solution, as these are sort of one-off Band-Aids."

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  • Stacie Pettyjohn

    Senior Fellow and Director, Defense Program

    Stacie Pettyjohn is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her areas of expertise include defense strategy, post...