Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast [Nov 05, ’23 Business Report]


On this week’s Defense & Aerospace Report Business Roundtable, sponsored by Bell, Dr. “Rocket” Ron Epstein of Bank of America Securities, Sash Tusa of the independent equity research firm Agency Partners, and Richard Aboulafia of the AeroDynamic Advisory consultancy, join Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian to discuss the week on world markets as the Federal Reserve increase in short term borrowing rates slow new jobs growth; earnings trends as Bombardier, BWXT Technologies, Garmin, HII, Howmet, Leonardo DRS, Parsons, Thales report third quarter earnings and Spirit AeroSystems pre-reports; implications of Germany quitting partnership in the SCAF future fighter effort with France and Spain to join the British-led Tempest or Global Combat Air Program with Italy and Japan; the future of combat air capabilities and the balance between manned systems like Tempest, SCAF and the US Air Force’s Next Generation Air Dominance program and sophisticated unmanned efforts like the Collaborative Combat Aircraft; the apparently different approaches of the two NGAD competitors — Boeing and Lockheed Martin; Lockheed Martin’s “re-scoped” reconnaissance capability; the surging global growth of Korean industry; and Russia’s war on Ukraine.

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