In their article published in the policy journal, Issues in Science and Technology, CSET’s Jaret C. Riddick and Cole McFaul explores how Ukraine’s response to Russia’s invasion is reshaping modern warfare and defense research and development.
They suggest that strong allies should forge new pathways of collaboration across the public and private sectors. South Korea’s defense R&D sector should emulate Ukraine’s integration of military and civilian technologies, advocating for collaboration with the commercial technology sector.
Despite South Korea’s status as the world’s fastest-growing arms supplier, Riddick and McFaul highlights challenges in incorporating nondefense technologies, emphasizing the necessity of cultivating an inclusive R&D environment to encourage innovation, particularly among smaller enterprises.
Read the full article in Issues in Science and Technology.