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Andrew Hunter, the director of the Defense Industrial Initiatives Group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the think tank’s new report ion Artificial Intelligence and National Security with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. The report was sponsored in part by Thales North America.

AFA 2018 Air Space and Cyber Conference
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Rick Lemaster, the director of global sales and marketing for Boeing’s vertical lift and aircraft programs, discusses the merits of the company’s bid that includes Leonardo’s MH-139 helicopter for the US Air Force’s competition to replace the service’s aging Bell UH-1H Huey helicopters. The interview was conducted at the Air Force Association’s annual Air Space & Cyber conference Sept. 17-19, 2018, where our coverage was sponsored by Elbit Systems of America, L3 Technologies and Leonardo DRS. Boeing won the $2.8 billion USAF contract on Sept. 24, beating proposals by Lockheed Martin and Sierra Nevada.

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Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, USAF,  commander of US Air Force Materiel Command, discusses agile software development’s criticality to the work of both the US Air Force and US Defense Department — especially in the face of rising weapons-systems software costs — and barriers to its implementation during the Mitchell Space Breakfast Series’ “Keeping a Decisive Edge — Agile Software Development in the USAF” event, presented by the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies on July 14, 2017, at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington.

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