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, Byron Callan of the independent equity research firm Capital Alpha Partners, Mackenzie Eaglen of the American Enterprise Institute, Michael Herson, President and CEO, American Defense International and Mackenzie Eaglen of the American Enterprise Institute.
— Key takeaways from the Association of the United States Army’s virtual annual meeting
— Update on chaotic negotiations over a fourth stimulus package as President Trump finds himself at odds with GOP leaders
— The defense impact of a new stimulus package isn’t adopted
— Analysis of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s recently published national security roadmap
— Implications of the concept of “inside forces” that would operate in an adversary’s air and missile umbrellas
— A look at Navy’s Battle Force 2045 and efforts to accelerate unmanned efforts through the NAVWAR organization led by Rear Adm. Douglas Small
— CBO’s assessment that new Constellation-class frigate will likely end up more expensive than the Navy’s projection