On this Thanksgiving-week roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, a Textron company, our guests include Susanna Blume of the Center for a New American Security, Cmdr. Guy “Bus” Snodgrass, USN (retired), CEO of Defense Analytics and author of the new book Holding the Line: Inside Trump’s Pentagon with Secretary Mattis and Richard V. Spencer, the 76th US Navy secretary.
— Analysis of Air Force acquisition chief Will Roper’s drive to revolutionize how the US Air Force develops and builds future aircraft and weapons
— The implications of President Trump’s involvement in the military chain of command and the departure of Richard Spencer as US navy secretary
— Spencer in his own words at the Halifax International Security Forum before leaving office