Critical technologies lists only tell part of the story. They don’t reflect the full scope of the global industrial competition, including low(er)-tech know-how, upstream inputs, market applications that bring sales and profits.
The two companies are leveraging vertical integration to compound existing strengths and gain new competitive advantages. Plus: export controls whac-a-mole, Huawei goes to space, and the industrial base of high tech contests
On the heels of the Pentagon's publication of its first ever National Defense Industrial Strategy, a look at a prescient 1920 analysis by a US Naval officer that lessons for today's efforts to fortify the US defense industrial base