The aerospace and defense sector is disrupted by numerous new technologies such as AI, cloud computing, and blockchain. Although the full economic impact of these technologies is not known yet, private companies as well as public organizations and institutions should closely monitor further developments and take respective actions. The A&D Technology Viewpoint by 4strat and Strategy&, which was released in March 2022, provides an overview of key technologies that have the potential to reshape the aerospace and defense industry. The viewpoint aims to add a new perspective on technology-driven opportunities and challenges for both private and public players. Based on an AI-supported analysis of more than 5,000 online articles as well as the input of industry experts, 16 key technologies have been identified and evaluated along pre-defined criteria such as estimated economic impact and market readiness.
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