On the latest episode, the team chats topics ranging from acquisition to Zumwalts. In addition to special guest Frank Kendall, former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, the team will discuss the Navy's latest Zumwalt class ship, Chairman Thornberry's proposal to cut the Fourth Estate, and the state of futuristic high technology research at the Pentagon. As a note, this is the last #FullMetalPodcast until the Fall.
This week the team discusses forward basing ships in the Baltic and Black seas and the MQ-25 acquisition. And Former Secretary of the Air Force, The Honorable Deborah Lee James, discusses space policy with Jerry and Adam.
This week, the team chats the new National Security Advisor, the 2018 Omnibus, and the White House's National Space Strategy. Also, Susanna discusses military readiness with Laura Junor and Lacey Raymond.
This week on Full Metal Podcast, the CNAS defense team talks all things budget. First, the team discusses details of the newly released President's budget for fiscal year 2019, followed by a conversation with two special guests: Mike McCord, former DoD Comptroller, and Jamie Morin, former Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation.
In the inaugural Full Metal Podcast episode, the CNAS defense team discusses the status of the 3rd Offset Strategy, the National Security and National Defense Strategies, and budget chaos. Special guest is former Deputy Secretary of Defense, Robert O. Work.