Accession Number:

ADA508491

Title:

Powering America's Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS What are the national security threats associated with energy What is an appropriate role for DoD in addressing these threats The MABs debate led to findings and priorities. Americas energy posture constitutes a serious and urgent threat to national security -- militarily, diplomatically and economically. Oil dependence Weakness of U.S. electrical grid.

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE