On this Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, a Textron company, our guests include Byron Callan of the independent equity research firm Capital Alpa Partners, Bob Hale, former Pentagon comptroller (who now advises Booz Allen Hamilton — his thoughts are his own) and Chris Servello, founder of Provision Advisors (and team member of the Defense & Aerospace Report).
— Recap of key congressional hearings
— Capitol Hill budget dynamics
— Impact of Vice President Mike Pence’s abrupt announcement that USS Harry S Truman would remain in service
— Look ahead to Navy League’s annual Sea Air Space conference and trade show next week
— Financial and manpower impact of US Navy plans to recommissions mothballed cruisers and keep in service aging destroyers to realize a 355-ship fleet