Adm. John Richardson, the US chief of naval operations, on international cooperation, innovation and high-velocity learning, China and major programs at the 22nd International Seapower Symposium at the Naval War College in Newport, RI, a gathering of navy and coast guard leaders from more than 100 countries.
Capt. Kevin Parker, the commanding officer of USS John P. Murtha (LPD-26), on the US Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship. The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock was built at Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., and will be commissioned in Philadelphia on Oct. 8.
Adm. John Richardson, the US chief of naval operations, wraps up the 22nd International Seapower Symposium at the Naval War College in Newport, RI, and offers ideas for the next gathering of navy and coast guard leaders in 2018.
Raanan Horowitz, the president of CEO of Elbit Systems of America, on US Air Force opportunities for the company and its role in the recent 10-year, $38 billion US military aide package for Israel.
Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast, USAF, the commander of the Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., on how the service is transformation military education.
Denise Hollywood, the executive vice president of the Air Force Association, previews this year’s Air, Space & Cyber conference and tradeshow.
In the first of a three-part exclusive interview, Michèle Flournoy, CEO of the Center for a New American Security and frontrunner to become America’s first female defense secretary if Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton wins the White House, discusses the security challenges that will face the new US administration, the defense budget outlook and fighting ISIS.
Andrew Hunter, the director of the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses his new report — “Federal Research and Development Contract Trends and the Supporting Industrial Base, 2000–2015” — that assessed the impact of budget cuts on research and development spending.
Dr. William Roper, the director of the Pentagon’s Strategic Capabilities Office, meets with reporters at SCO headquarters in Arlington, Va., to discuss how his office is driving innovation and making existing weapons to be more effective.