U.S. News & World Report national security correspondent Paul Shinkman and USNI News staff writer Megan Eckstein joined Francis on this edition of the Pentagon Beat. They discussed the future of the Littoral Combat Ship program, the role of war zone contractors under a Trump administration, and the budget deal’s impact on military branches. Steve Grundman, George Lund fellow at the Atlantic Council and former deputy defense undersecretary for industrial affairs and installations, discussed ‘affordability as a concept’ in the defense industrial base. Beth McGrath, managing director at Deloitte Consulting and former deputy chief management officer at the Department of Defense, discussed restructuring efforts at DoD.
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