Author Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory

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Vice Adm. Clive Johnstone, USN, commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Force, discusses its renewed focus on “operations and operational behavior,” its to-do list (including boosting fleet and force readiness, and increasing allied naval forces more flexibility), his priorities as commander, the influence of Russia’s Kalibr cruise missile on future force planning, hybrid warfare at sea and more during a Jan. 17, 2018, interview with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at Atlantic Council headquarters in Washington following its “NATO’s Maritime Frontier: A View from NATO’s Maritime Command” event.

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Gen. Kevin “Chili” Chilton, USAF Ret., former commander, US Strategic Command and US Air Force Space Command, and a former NASA astronaut, discusses why nuclear deterrence and readiness are vital to US national security interests, the risk posed by Russia’s first use policy, the North Korean threat and much more in his Jan. 18, 2018, keynote at the Colonel James D. McGinley Lecture, hosted by the Heritage Foundation and the Marine Corps University Foundation in Washington.

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Bob Work, former US deputy defense secretary, and current president and owner of TeamWork, LLC, says the US Defense Department’s modest funding growth outlook means the military should prioritize acquiring new capabilities over expanding capacity and readiness over presence, discusses how technological superiority can give the US an advantage in great power competition with Russia and China, analyzes the Trump administration’s National Security Strategy, and much more during an exclusive, wide-ranging Jan. 17, 2018, interview with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian, filmed at our Washington studio.

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Gen. Kevin “Chili” Chilton, USAF Ret., former commander, US Strategic Command and US Air Force Space Command, and a former NASA astronaut, makes recommendations for the nation’s nuclear posture, discusses capabilities needed to deter Russia, Apollo 16 astronaut John Young’s legacy and more during a Jan. 18, 2018, interview following his keynote at the Annual Colonel James D. McGinley Lecture, hosted by the Heritage Foundation and the Marine Corps University Foundation in Washington.

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Eric Chewning, deputy US assistant defense secretary for manufacturing and industrial base policy, identifies “five systemic causes of risk” in the US defense-industrial base (including the Budget Control Act and “the general decline of the US manufacturing base”), ways to strengthen it, America First trade policy, innovation and more during an exclusive, wide-ranging Jan. 22, 2018, interview with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington following its “Charting a New Course for the Industrial Base” event.

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Capt. Mark Rios, USN Ret., business development director at ATLAS North America, a thyssenkrupp company, discusses the design, features and capabilities of its MEKO A-200 frigate, its offering for the US Navy’s competition for a new frigate (and a vessel it’s already sold to South Africa and Algeria) and how leveraging and innovating upon existing mine countermeasures systems can save the Navy time and money during a Jan. 11, 2018, interview with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the 2018 Surface Navy Association national symposium and trade show in northern Virginia. The Defense & Aerospace Report was an official SNA 2018 media partner, and our coverage was sponsored by Leonardo DRS.

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Kevin McElroy, a business development manager for unmanned aircraft system advanced programs at Rockwell Collins, discusses airspace access technology that lets NATO allies use military UAS systems in civilian European airspace during a Dec. 13, 2017, interview with the Defense & Aerospace Report. The interview was conducted at NATO Allied Command Transformation’s 2017 Chiefs of Transformation Conference, held Dec. 12-14, 2017, in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Vice Adm. Tom Copeman, USN Ret., vice president for air warfare systems at Raytheon Missile Systems and the US Navy’s former commander of naval surface forces, discusses cross-domain integration, cutting missile production costs and increasing production volume, the Raytheon-Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile (designed to meet the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship and future frigate requirements), its AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar program and more during a Jan. 11, 2018, interview with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the Surface Navy Association’s 2018 national symposium and trade show in northern Virginia. The Defense & Aerospace Report was an official SNA 2018 media partner, and our coverage was sponsored by Leonardo DRS.

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Col. James “Hondo” Geurts, USAF Ret., assistant secretary of the US Navy for research, development and acquisition, discusses ways to make Navy acquisition faster — such as building “agility cycles” into longer programs, using open architectures, employing unorthodox thinkers, and constructing acquisition programs that bring ideas from the American public to fruition — and to encourage “a culture of affordability” for the service during a Jan. 11, 2018, press conference at the Surface Navy Association’s 2018 national symposium and trade show in northern Virginia. The Defense & Aerospace Report was an official SNA 2018 media partner, and our coverage was sponsored by Leonardo DRS.

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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, speaker of the US House of Representatives, says “short-term spending bills” are hampering the Pentagon’s ability to plan for the future, that “an adequate budget agreement fully funds” the US military, criticizes its readiness gaps and the politicization of US troops, and more during a Jan. 18, 2018, address at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and subsequent Q&A with John Hamre, PhD, the think tank’s president and CEO, held at its Washington headquarters.

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