Quadrennial Defense Review - May 1997
The Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) was a six-month analysis of the threats, risks and opportunities for US national security which reviewed US defense strategy and programs, including force structure, infrastructure, readiness, intelligence, modernization and people.
The Legislation mandating the review
May 19 News Release
May 19 News Briefing by Secretary Cohen and General Shalikashvili
May 19 News Briefing Associated Briefing Slides
The Report of the Quadrennial Defense Review