Defense Matters

Sequestration impact on military men and women

Sequestration impact on military men and women

   Jamie McIntyre, senior defense and national security writer for the Washington Examiner, discusses his special report on the impact...
The future of the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Program

The future of the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Program

Paul Francis, managing director for acquisition and sourcing management issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the future of the...
Transition priorities for the Defense Business Board

Transition priorities for the Defense Business Board

Vago Muradian, editor and host of the The Defense & Aerospace Report, discusses the priorities of the Defense Business Board...
Third Offset Strategy in the Trump Administration

Third Offset Strategy in the Trump Administration

Ben FitzGerald, senior fellow and director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, discusses...
Impact of uncertainty on the defense industry

Impact of uncertainty on the defense industry

Robert Kipps, managing director at Kipps-DeSanto, discussed the impact of uncertainty on the defense industry.
Future of the National Defense Authorization Act

Future of the National Defense Authorization Act

Andrew Clevenger, defense acquisitions reporter at Bloomberg BNA, discusses the latest developments in the negotiations over the National Defense Authorization...
Chances for a reprogramming request at the Department of Defense

Chances for a reprogramming request at the Department of Defense

Roger Zakheim, counsel at Covington & Burling, discussed the chances for a reprogramming request at the Department of Defense.
Army efforts talent management task force

Army efforts talent management task force

Maj. Gen. Al Shoffner, director of the Army Talent Management Task Force, discuss how the Army is trying to recruit...
Latest on the National Defense Authorization Act

Latest on the National Defense Authorization Act

Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at the Washington Examiner, discusses why passage of the National Defense Authorization Act may now be...
Government Matters Expands DoD Coverage

Government Matters Expands DoD Coverage

Thursday program will focus on the Department of Defense  11/17/2016 – WJLA-TV/ABC7 announced today that beginning on December 1st, its...
Pentagon looks at r&d, nuclear modernization and space

Pentagon looks at r&d, nuclear modernization and space

Marjorie Censer from Inside Defense and Tony Bertuca from Inside the Pentagon discussed new research & development proposals at the...
Army’s readiness challenge

Army’s readiness challenge

Gen. Walter Piatt, director of operations for the U.S. Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office, discusses the mission of the RCO and...
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...