Lt. Gen. L. Neil Thurgood, US Army, the US Army’s director of hypersonics, directed energy, space and rapid acquisition, discusses how his team is operating remotely despite the coronavirus pandemic, developing a new generation of hypersonic weapons, Chinese and Russian capabilities and the keys to rapid acquisition success with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.
DEFAERO REPORT Daily Podcast
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest are Harrison Schram and Peter Kouretsos of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment, two of the authors of “COVID-19 Analysis and Policy Implications”– a look at both the immediate and long-term policy implications of the virus, with a focus on how it will impact today’s U.S. Department of Defense as well as future American military capabilities.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests are Salvatore Mercogliano, a maritime history professor at Campbell University and our very own Christopher P. Cavas to discuss the effect of Covid-19 on maritime logistics and security–worldwide shipping, cruise lines, ports and port services, as well as keeping U.S. Navy ships supplied at sea.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest is Vice Adm. Rick Hunt, USN Ret., president of Fincantieri Marinette Marine on COVID-19 impacts to operations and supplier base; the on-going process to select the Navy’s future frigate (FFG(x)), and as the current President of the Surface Navy Association, what professional organizations can do to stay connected to their members. Our naval coverage is sponsored by Fincantieri Marinette Marine.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, we speak with Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, on the recent resignation of former Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly, COVID-19 effects on military readiness, early looks at coronavirus lessons learned and what effects the pandemic will have on future defense budgets and posture.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest Sean O’Keefe, the 69th Navy secretary and former NASA administrator who is now the Phanstiel Chair in Strategic Management & Leadership at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, discusses the resignation yesterday of Tom Modly as acting Navy secretary in the wake of his remarks after firing Capt. Brett Crozier as commanding officer of USS Theodore Roosevelt. Modly lost confidence in Crozier’s leadership after a letter from the carrier commander urging Navy leaders to evacuate his sailors from their ship after a coronavirus outbreak was made public. Modly resigned after speaking with Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday morning. Our naval coverage is sponsored by Fincantieri Marinette Marine.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest is Mike Petters, the president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries for a wide ranging interview on COVID-19 impacts to operations; future Navy force structure and changes to the amphibious force of the future; unmanned surface platforms; the Ford-class aircraft carrier program; future frigate proposal and the Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter program…and much more.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, we discuss Acting Secretary Modly’s decision to relief Capt. Brett Crozier of his duties as Commanding Officer of USS Theodore Roosevelt, with guests Bryan McGrath of The Ferrybridge Group and Chris Servello, a founder of Provision Advisors (and Defense and Aerospace team member). Our naval coverage is sponsored by Fincantieri Marinette Marine.
On this Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, we discuss current and future national security implication of the coronavirus, as well as breaking news about the relief of the Commanding Officer of the USS Theodore Roosevelt by Acting Navy Secretary Tom Modly.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest is Raanan Horowitz, the president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America to provide an update on how his company is working with the U.S. government and their suppliers to minimize risk and long-term problems from COVID-19 crisis.