DoD releases unclassified 2022 National Defense Strategy

Published 10/27/2022

On October 27, 2022, the Department of Defense released the unclassified version of its 2022 National Defense Strategy (NDS). This document also includes the 2022 Missile Defense Review and 2022 Nuclear Posture Review. Of particular note, the NDS outlines "how the U.S. military will meet growing threats to vital U.S. national security interests and to a stable and open international system" and directs DoD to act urgently to sustain and strengthen U.S. deterrence with China as the Department's "pacing challenge." Click here to access the NDS.