On this Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests are Col. James “Hondo” Guerts, USAF Ret., the assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition, and unmanned systems and Byron Callan of the independent equity research firm Capital Alpa Partners and Michael Herson, President and CEO, American Defense International.
— Hondo Geurts, the assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition, on transforming the service’s acquisition to make it faster, smarter, more agile and resilient during the course of the coronavirus pandemic
— Update on the congressional impasse over the 3.5 stimulus package and what to expect from stimulus package 4
— Defense stocks as safe haven amid economic turmoil
— FY 21 defense budget deliberations and global coronavirus economic impact
— Battle by President Trump and his supporters against governors on when to reopen the US economy
— Democrats coalesce around former Vice President Joe Biden as the party’s nominee for the 2020 presidential race