Defense Matters

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...
F-35 software impresses Navy pilots

F-35 software impresses Navy pilots

Defense One technology editor Patrick TuckerĀ on the impression F-35 software is making on Navy pilots.
The debate over readiness heats up in Washington

The debate over readiness heats up in Washington

Covington & Burling counsel Roger Zakheim offered a perspective on the debate over readiness being waged in Washington.
‘Go big or go home’ in the South China Sea

‘Go big or go home’ in the South China Sea

Capt. Jerry Hendrix (USN, Ret.), senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discussed why it’s time —...
Trouble signs ahead for Army modernization

Trouble signs ahead for Army modernization

Col. Douglas Macgregor, USA (Ret.) — executive vice president of the Burke-Macgregor Group — discussed the trouble signs ahead for...
Leidos finalizes Lockheed Martin’s IT services merger

Leidos finalizes Lockheed Martin’s IT services merger

Inside Defense editors Marjorie Censer and Tony Bertuca discussed the merger between Leidos and Lockheed Martin’s IT services businesses, plus...
Plans to elevate U.S. Cyber Command

Plans to elevate U.S. Cyber Command

Rear Adm. Jamie Barnett (USN, Ret.), co-chair of the telecommunications group and cybersecurity practice at Venable, discussed the future of...
Future of the F-35 program

Future of the F-35 program

Teal Group vice president of analysis Richard Aboulafia discussed the future of the F-35 and A-10 programs.
DoD prepares plans for phased retirement

DoD prepares plans for phased retirement

Beth McGrath, managing director at Deloitte and former deputy chief management officer at the Department of Defense, discussed DoD’s preparations...
The Federal Beat

The Federal Beat

Defense One global business editor Marcus Weisgerber, Washington Technology editor-in-chief Nick Wakeman, and FedScoop managing editor Billy Mitchell discussed the...
Joint Strike Fighter reaches major milestone

Joint Strike Fighter reaches major milestone

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael “Trey” Rawls, service integration lead for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, discussed a major milestone...
2016 Rim of the Pacific exercise

2016 Rim of the Pacific exercise

USNI News staff writer Megan Eckstein discussed her takeaways from the 2016 Rim of the Pacific exercise.
Air Force: F-35 are combat ready

Air Force: F-35 are combat ready

Vago Muradian, founder and editor of Defense & Aerospace Report, discussed a major milestone for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter...