This week’s edition of On DoD is part of a special series on Federal News Radio examining some of the effects of sequestration on the companies that supply products and services to the federal government: Private Side of Sequestration.
While at this relatively early stage of the budget cutting process it’s difficult to quantify exactly what the effects have been or will be, on this week’s show we’ll hear some preliminary takes from two people the defense industry very closely. We begin the show with Elana Broitman, who stepped into the role of principal deputy assistant secretary of Defense for manufacturing and industrial base policy this past April. Later in the hour, we’ll hear from Marion Blakey, the CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, a leading industry group.
On DoD focuses on the programs and policies that affect the Defense Department. Each week, Defense Reporter Jared Serbu speaks one-on-one and in depth with the people responsible for managing the inner workings of the federal government's largest department, and those who know it best.