supporting the national defense strategy
a profile of relevant rand research
he national defense strategy (nds) articulates goals and strategies for u.s. military planning. issued by the secretary of defense, the nds also identifies the capabilities required by the u.s. armed forces to support the strategy set forth in the national security strategy. it further establishes a framework for other u.s. department of defense (dod) strategic guidance, including campaign and contingency planning, ...