On this Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests are Dov Zakheim, PhD, former DoD comptroller, now with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Gordon Adams, PhD, Non-Resident Fellow at the Quincy Institute, Mackenzie Eaglen of the American Enterprise Institute, Byron Callan of the independent equity research firm Capital Alpha Partners and Chris Servello, a founder of Provision Advisors (and Defense and Aerospace team member).
— Update on fourth stimulus package and continuing resolution
— Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s plan for US Navy force structure of more than 355 ships
— IBM’s Mayflower Autonomous Ship Project to recreate the historic 1620 voyage that brought 135 settlers from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Mass.
— The latest bipartisan arms export package to Taiwan that would bolster the island nation’s defenses as China saber rattles in the Taiwan Strait
— The evolving political messaging in the race of the presidency
— A look at what to expect from the coming week