International Security & Foreign Policy

Avoiding Failure in Innovation

Grant Year: 2020


Thomas Mahnken and Evan Montgomery will research and write a report assessing why promising military innovations often fail to be deployed or to meet expectations. They will review the existing literature, organize a pair of workshops, and undertake field research at U.S. military installations.

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments International Security & Foreign Policy

$25,000