Bryan Clark, former special assistant to the Chief of Naval Operations, offers insight into what might be going on inside a troubled Navy.
Todd Harrison, director of defense budget analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses what a 10 percent increase in defense funding would actually buy.
Beyond arguing for a larger fleet, authors of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments report on the potential boost of defense funding, say the Navy needs to be re-structured to meet likely future threats. Bryan Clark, a senior fellow at the center, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss what that re-imagined fleet would look like.
Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and Dr. Caroline Mahoney of the Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center discuss new technology on Pentagon Solutions.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA ) has developed a 130-foot boat that can prowl the seas unmanned. Military officials think it can be effective in detecting submarines. Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, gives Federal Drive with Tom Temin an assessment of whether this is where we’re headed.
The Defense Department is trying to be more transparent in the way it prices contracts.
Despite calls that Carter’s Defense reforms aren’t exactly daring, experts said they are a move in the right direction.
The Pentagon didn’t get everything it wanted for 2017 in the President’s budget proposal. But it got a lot: $524 billion in the base, plus another $59 billion for overseas contingency operations. It’s a mix of cost-cutting reforms and investments in what the brass sees as five strategic challenges. Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer his insight.
The U.S. military used to enjoy dominance over the airwaves, but it’s fallen behind in the race for the latest technology, making it a potential EMS warfare target.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter told the Navy to cut back on capacity and invest more in capability in a letter last week.