Government Matters Defense (Full Show) – October 10, 2018


Google announces withdrawal from DoD’s JEDI cloud contract

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work discusses the reasons why Google pulled out of the competition for the Pentagon’s enterprise cloud, and why relations are currently strained between the two organizations.

Pentagon releases Defense Industrial Base report

Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle (USAF, Ret.), president of the National Defense Industrial Association, details the latest Defense Department report on their supply chain, and why keeping the mid-tier contractors afloat is key to national security.

Highlights from the 2018 Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting

AUSA President Gen. Carter Ham (USA, Ret.) remarks on the international turnout at the organization’s annual expo, and how the technologies presented there show what the future of the Army could look like.