Government Matters Defense (Full Show) – July 25, 2018


House & Senate reach an agreement on defense authorization bill

Gen. Larry Spencer (USAF, Ret.), president of the Air Force Association, discusses the conferenced version of the National Defense Authorization Act, and the rollout of the KC-46 tanker.

Leveraging emerging technologies to boost military readiness

Frank Strickland, managing director at Deloitte Consulting, discusses his report on how to use cutting-edge tech to solve age-old difficulties with military readiness.

The Pentagon Beat – July 25, 2018

Federal News Radio Defense Reporter Scott Maucione and Reporter Oriana Pawlyk discuss provisions in the latest version of the NDAA, the Air Force looking to team up with NASA for space exploration and contractors benefiting from the use of Other Transaction Authority.