Cover: Comparative Analysis of U.S. and PRC Efforts to Advance Critical Military Technology

Comparative Analysis of U.S. and PRC Efforts to Advance Critical Military Technology

Volume 1, Analytic Approach for Conducting Comparative Technology Assessments

Published Jan 2, 2024

by Sarah Harting, Daniel Gonzales, Michael J. Mazarr, Jon Schmid

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This report outlines an approach for comparatively assessing the capacity, progress, and impact of critical military technologies under development in the United States and the People's Republic of China. This approach is designed to be applicable across a diverse range of technologies and used to conduct comparative analyses of U.S. and PRC efforts to develop and deploy critical technologies for military use.

This research was sponsored by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering and conducted within the Acquisition and Technology Policy Program of the RAND National Security Research Division.

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