Budget pressure on the Department of Defense breeds uncertainty for the defense industrial base. The recent budget deal for fiscal 2014 and negotiations already under way for fiscal 2015 may ease that uncertainty a little. But companies want to know where the Pentagon is going and how they’ll be able to help.
Elana Broitman, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for manufacturing and industrial base Policy, was Francis Rose’s guest on Pentagon Solutions.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.