As a major power, it is essential to have a functioning and superior military force capable of maximizing the number of areas it is involved in. The budget appropriations for defense constitute up to 50% of the discretionary funds in the federal budget, so they are also a large part of the yearly budget negotiations representing a key part of the political debate in Washington, DC.
The US military has a strong focus on energy optimization. In particular, Danish companies are able stand out by offering green and energy-efficient solutions that are innovative, cost-effective, and scalable, to meet US requirements. Danish companies could benefit from strategic alliances with the US defense and the American industry due to the high interest in Danish expertise on energy and climate solutions.