National Defense Week, March 27, 2016

Asst. Sec. of the Army Katherine Hammack, on the Army’s use of renewable energy to lighten the load soldiers carry, reduce supply line vulnerability, and cut energy spending; Asst. Inspector General Michael Roark, Office of the Inspector General, Department of Defense, on DoD overspending and improper payments for travel; Lt. General David Barno (USA ret.), former Commander of Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, on the civilian/uniformed communications divide; Hope Seck, reporter,, on Lockheed Martin’s claim that it can cut the cost of each F-35A by $15M in the next three years; and Richard Aboulafia of the Teal Group, on the possibility of cost reductions on the other F-35 variants, and the Air Force’s decision to hold off on retiring the A-10 program.

March 27, 2016 National Defense Week

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