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Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast

The Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast covers government, military and aerospace leaders, lawmakers, industry executives and analysts that shape national security and aerospace decision making worldwide. President of ADI, Michael Herson, is a regular on the podcasts roundtable discussing important issues happening on Capitol Hill and in the Pentagon. Click below to listen to his most recent appearance.

Click below to listen to his most recent podcast from September 9, 2021.

Chairman of American Defense International, Van D. Hipp, Jr., to be featured speaker at Salvation Army Wreath-Laying Ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery

May 15, 2021 Chairman of American Defense International, Van Hipp Jr, is very honored to be chosen as featured spreaker at Salvation Army ceremony at Arlington National Cemetary tomorrow, May 16, 2021. The ceremony will be held at the gravesite of General John J. Pershing, who in 1917 permitted some 250 Salvation Army officers to cross…

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K Street eyes a return of earmarks to boost business

By Kate Ackley | Roll Call | February 23, 2021 But congressionally directed spending won’t look like the old days Congressional earmarks practically built the modern lobbying business. And though the influence sector has endured a decade without them, the likely return of member-directed federal spending has sent cautious jubilation down K Street. With earmarks poised…

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What the defense industry is seeing and saying about the election

By: Joe Gould | November 2, 2020 | Defense News WASHINGTON ― Anyone will tell you this is the most important election in U.S. history ― unless they happen to run a major American defense firm. In earnings call after earnings call, defense industry executives projected calm ahead of Tuesday’s election, mainly because they see the coronavirus pandemic carrying greater uncertainty…

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PODCAST: Listen to Michael Herson Weekly on “Defense & Aerospace Report”

On this Washington Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests in segment one are Michael Bayer, former chairman of the Defense Business Board and the president of the Dumbarton Strategies consultancy, and Arnold Punaro, the chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association and CEO of the Punaro Group…

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Pentagon Budget Plan to Pit Ships Against Nuclear Arms, Aircraft

Bloomberg Government | Posted February 25, 2020 | By Roxana Tiron and Travis J. Tritten The Pentagon’s decision to curtail naval shipbuilding next year is becoming a call to arms for both Republicans and Democrats in Congress who will have to find billions of dollars to fund vessels they say are crucial to dominating the seas as…

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