Keith Webster Keith Webster
President, Defense and Aerospace Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
President, Federal Acquisition Council, Cyber, Space and National Security Policy Division, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


April 20, 2020



Recently, the NIAG Vice Chairman and Acting Coordinating Officer held two virtual exploratory meetings and have scheduled two additional exploratory meetings for early May. Below are the details, if you would like a copy of the documents from the NIAG coordinating staff at NATO HQ/Defense Investment, please emailKatie Levantovscaia at

Exploratory Meetings recently held

  • 8 April: NIAG study on Emerging and Disruptive Technologies (EDT) in the context of Emerging Powers (SG 252; kick-off scheduled for 13 May)
  • 9 April: NIAG study on Assessment of Human Augmentation Technologies for Exploitation in Battlefield Environments (SG 253; kick-off scheduled for 19 May)

Upcoming NIAG Exploratory Meetings for studies; both virtual meetings start at 14:30 in order to accommodate North American participation

  • 4 May: Provision of Software Components by Industry (please email Katie for instructions for participation)
  • 5 May: Overarching framework for Command and Control (C2) Standards for Multinational Operations for Maritime Unmanned Systems (please email Katie for instructions for participation)

About the authors

Keith Webster

Keith Webster

Keith Webster, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Defense and Aerospace Council, guides the focus of the council to strengthen the U.S. defense and aerospace industries by influencing domestic and international policy on behalf of its members.

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