Defense Matters

Air Force talent search

Air Force talent search

Gabe Camarillo, assistant secretary of the U.S. Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, discusses the Air Force’s 13-point diversity...
NDAA’s impact on DoD acquisition shop

NDAA’s impact on DoD acquisition shop

Vago Muradian, editor of the Defense and Aerospace Report, discusses the potential impact the National Defense Authorization Act could have on...
Election could shake up Senate and House Armed Services Commitees

Election could shake up Senate and House Armed Services Commitees

Roger Zakheim, of counsel at Covington and Burling, discusses how this election could impact the make-up of the Senate and House Armed...
Lockheed Martin and the diversified federal contractor

Lockheed Martin and the diversified federal contractor

Marcus Weisgerber, global business editor for Defense One, discussed his trip to Lockheed Martin’s campus in Silicon Valley.
Air Force Secretary introduces new diversity initiatives

Air Force Secretary introduces new diversity initiatives

Kate Kidder, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discussed the impact of diversity initiatives just introduced...
A unique perspective on negotiations over the National Defense Authorization Act

A unique perspective on negotiations over the National Defense Authorization Act

Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro (USMC, ret.), CEO of the Punaro Group, offered a unique perspective on negotiations over the National...
Industry takeaways from DIUx’s success

Industry takeaways from DIUx’s success

Northern Virginia Technology Council vice chair Anne Altman discussed how industry views the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx).
Connecting large defense companies with start-ups

Connecting large defense companies with start-ups

Marjorie Censer, defense business editor at Inside Defense, discusses the connection between start-up companies and the traditional defense industrial base.
Navy wants to weed out jargon, change the way it refers to sailors

Navy wants to weed out jargon, change the way it refers to sailors

Vago Muradian, editor of Defense & Aerospace Report, discussed important changes in wording at the U.S. Navy.
Insight and analysis from AUSA

Insight and analysis from AUSA

Marcus Weisgerber, global business editor for Defense One, offered insight and analysis on this year’s Association of the U.S. Army...
Implications of Army’s LMP Increment 2 reaching full deployment

Implications of Army’s LMP Increment 2 reaching full deployment

Lt. Col. Robert Williams (USA), program manager for the Army’s Logistics Modernization Program, discussed the implications of “Increment 2” reaching...
Sage grouse puts NDAA to roost

Sage grouse puts NDAA to roost

Washington Examiner defense correspondent Jacqueline Klimas discussed how a bird (the sage grouse) has the National Defense Authorization Act on...
Navy’s plan to overhaul the Littoral Combat Ship program

Navy’s plan to overhaul the Littoral Combat Ship program

Capt. Jerry Hendrix (USN, ret.), with the Center for a New American Security, discussed the Navy’s plan to overhaul the...
DISA issues revised ENCORE III contract

DISA issues revised ENCORE III contract

Washington Technology editor-in-chief Nick Wakeman discussed the revised ‘request for proposals’ for ENCORE III — the Defense Information Systems Agency’s...
Latest on the push to split NSA and U.S. Cyber Command

Latest on the push to split NSA and U.S. Cyber Command

Rear Adm. Jamie Barnett (USN, ret.), a partner at Venable’s cybersecurity practice, discussed the latest developments on the push to...
Defense budget negotiations underway

Defense budget negotiations underway

Todd Harrison, director of defense budget analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discussed the implications of defense...
Slowdown in security clearance approvals

Slowdown in security clearance approvals

Marjorie Censer, business editor at Inside Defense, discusses the increased slow down in the security clearance approval process.
Hardware and software solutions at DoD

Hardware and software solutions at DoD

Doug Haskin, product lead for the Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) program for the U.S. Army, discusses ITES...
Army announces Rapid Capabilities Office

Army announces Rapid Capabilities Office

Rob Levinson, senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses the potential of the Army’s new Rapid Capabilities Office.
The future of innovation at the DoD

The future of innovation at the DoD

Ben Fitzgerald, senior fellow, and director at the technology and national security program at the Center for a New American...
Pentagon eyes missile defense sensors in outer space

Pentagon eyes missile defense sensors in outer space

Marcus Weisgerber, global business editor at Defense One, discusses the Pentagon’s goal to expand its missile defense sensors to outer...
A congressional perspective on RIMPAC 2016

A congressional perspective on RIMPAC 2016

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, discusses his experience at the 2016 Rim of...
Staffers working on NDAA during recess

Staffers working on NDAA during recess

Defense reporter at The Washington Examiner, Jacqueline Klimas, discusses the progress being made on the National Defense Authorization Act while...
Planning and prioritizing funding at DoD

Planning and prioritizing funding at DoD

Robert Hale, a fellow at Booz Allen and former Undersecretary of Defense, discusses planning and prioritizing funding at the Defense...