Maj. Gen. Jeff Schloesser, US Army Ret., a former chief of US Army Aviation who is now the president of the Army Aviation Association of America and the executive Vice president for strategic pursuits at Bell, discusses the decision to delay the annual AAAA symposium and tradeshow because of the coronavirus pandemic and how the association is supporting Army Aviation and the community that supports the force with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. Our “virtual” coverage of Army Aviation is sponsored by Bell, Elbit Systems of America and Leonardo DRS.
DEFAERO REPORT Daily Podcast
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest are Harlan Ullman, PhD, a Vietnam-era Swift boat commander, senior advisor at the Atlantic Council and current industry CEO, Cmdr. Guy “Bus” Snodgrass, USN (retired), CEO of Defense Analytics and author of the new book Holding the Line: Inside Trump’s Pentagon with Secretary Mattis and Chris Servello, a founder of Provision Advisors (and Defense and Aerospace team member) on the investigation surrounding the crisis onboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, as well as on-going questions surround Navy culture and leadership.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest is Bryan McGrath of The Ferrybridge Group on unsafe and unprofessional naval interactions, President’s Trump’s tweet signaling a change in how the US might handle future interactions with Iran and the effectiveness and legitimacy of passing policy via social media.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest is Brig. Gen. John Rafferty, US Army, director of of the US Army’s cross-functional long-range precision fires team, on COVID-19 impacts, the future of long-range weapons and hypersonic weapons, developing systems with joint and industry partners, as well as staying ahead of US adversaries.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest are Byron Callan of the independent equity research firm Capital Alpa Partners and in segment two, Patrick Cronin, PhD, the chair for Asia-Pacific Security at the Hudson Institute and film producer and Hong Kong democracy activist Andrew Duncan. Callan discusses today’s Pentagon press briefing by the DoD’s acquisition chief Ellen Lord, who said she expects to see delays in major defense programs due to COVID-19 disruptions. Cronin and Duncan discuss China’s recent assertive actions across Asia and how Washington and its allies should respond.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guest is Rear Adm. Casey J. Moton, PEO, Unmanned and Small Combatants on COVID-19 lessons, LCS progress and unmanned and small combatant projects currently in work.
On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests are Lt. Col. Dakota Wood, USMC Ret., senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation on the new Marine Corps Force Design 2030 and Bryan Clark, now of the Hudson Institute, on the recently released Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments report “Mosaic Warfare: Exploiting Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems to Implement Decision-Centric Operations.”
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.
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.