Defense Matters

Lessons for the Pentagon in UK’s military budget

Lessons for the Pentagon in UK’s military budget

Killowen Group chair Harlan Ullman discusses some themes from his latest book, “Anatomy of a Failure: Why America loses every...
CSIS: As many as 17K companies have left the defense business

CSIS: As many as 17K companies have left the defense business

Bill Greenwalt, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, discusses the health of the defense industrial base and the role acquisition...
NDAA provisions that impact the defense industrial base

NDAA provisions that impact the defense industrial base

David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, explains how contractors should approach key provisions in this year’s...
ONR shows off new autonomous tech at Quantico

ONR shows off new autonomous tech at Quantico

This month, the Office of Naval Research and Aurora Flight Sciences showed off a new helicopter — part of their...
Continuing Resolutions, DoD and National Security

Continuing Resolutions, DoD and National Security

Mackenzie Eaglen, resident fellow at the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the impact...
Congress responds to Trump’s National Security Strategy

Congress responds to Trump’s National Security Strategy

Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio), discusses the White House’s National Security Strategy, and its implications for defense and national security policy.
White House releases National Security Strategy

White House releases National Security Strategy

Roger Zakheim, partner at Covington & Burling, discusses the highlights from the National Security Strategy released by the White House...
White House National Security Strategy at odds with Trump’s tweets

White House National Security Strategy at odds with Trump’s tweets

Paul Shinkman, national security correspondent at U.S. News & World Report, compares the White House’s National Security Strategy to President...
The reorganization of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

The reorganization of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Gen. Norton Schwartz (USAF, ret.), president and CEO of Business Executives for National Security, discusses the hurdles to successful reorganization...
The Pentagon Beat

The Pentagon Beat

In the Pentagon Beat roundtable, Marjorie Censer, editor of Inside Defense, and Tony Bertuca, chief editor at Inside the Pentagon,...
Impact of budget cuts on science & technology R&D

Impact of budget cuts on science & technology R&D

Reggie Brothers, principal at the Chertoff Group and former Undersecretary of science and technology at the Homeland Security Department, discussed...
Future of the Third Offset Strategy

Future of the Third Offset Strategy

Bob Work, former Deputy Secretary of Defense, discussed the future of the Third Offset Strategy in the Trump Administration.
Push continues for military ‘Space Corps’

Push continues for military ‘Space Corps’

Jamie Morin, vice president and executive director of the Aerospace Corporation, discusses the push to create a separate ‘Space Corps’...
Report: Top DoD management challenges for FY 2018

Report: Top DoD management challenges for FY 2018

Brett Mansfield, senior advisor to the Defense Department Inspector General, discusses the IG’s report on top management challenges facing the...
Takeaways from the Reagan National Defense Forum

Takeaways from the Reagan National Defense Forum

Vago Muradian, editor of Defense & Aerospace Report, discusses his main takeaways from the Reagan National Defense Forum.
The DoD budget, build-up goals and BCA

The DoD budget, build-up goals and BCA

Cameron Leuthy, senior defense and budget analyst for Bloomberg Government, discusses the Congressional Budget Office’s report on President Trump’s proposed...
Auditability at the Defense Department

Auditability at the Defense Department

Asif Khan, director of financial management & assurance Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the Defense Department’s goal for...
Impact of lessons learned in combat on American medicine

Impact of lessons learned in combat on American medicine

Capt. Eric Elster, professor of surgery and Art Kellerman, Dean of the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, and co-authors...
DoD & VA collaborate on healthcare for soldiers & vets

DoD & VA collaborate on healthcare for soldiers & vets

At the 2017 Annual AMSUS Conference, Francis sat down with Vice Admiral Raquel Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency...
Greatest challenges facing Veterans Health Administration

Greatest challenges facing Veterans Health Administration

At the 2017 Annual AMSUS Conference, Francis sat down with Dr. Carolyn Clancy, executive-in-charge at the Veterans Health Administration, discusses...
Impact of NDAA on cyber, IT & acquisition

Impact of NDAA on cyber, IT & acquisition

John Slye, federal industry analyst at Deltek, dives into the details of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act & its...
Deputy U.S. Surgeon General: “We need to destigmatize addiction”

Deputy U.S. Surgeon General: “We need to destigmatize addiction”

At the 2017 AMSUS Annual Conference in National Harbor, MD, Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Rear Adm. Sylvia...
Solutions to the government security clearance backlog

Solutions to the government security clearance backlog

David Shedd, former acting director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and board member at Beacon Global Strategies, discusses what’s causing...
Analysis of the FY18 NDAA

Analysis of the FY18 NDAA

Katherine Blakeley, research fellow at the Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments, and Todd Harrison, director of defense budget analysis...