Multibillion-dollar jet deal would be crowning achievement for former Deputy Defense Secretary Bill Lynn.
A Congressional panel delivers a peppery interim look at military acquisition as Rep. Mac Thornberry prepares to introduce new reforms.
Arms procurement goes from a requested cut under Obama to a plus-up under Trump.
It’s not just Lockheed and Boeing. As president, Trump can mess with just about any contract he wants, even high-priced fighter jets, ships and armored trucks.
Last year, Byron Callan was among the first to seriously examine what a President Trump would mean for Wall Street and the investment community.
The Capital Alpha analyst opened his Dec. 13, 2015, note like this: “We don’t expect Donald Trump will be the next President. However we have some thoughts regarding defense if we are wrong.” The gist: we don’t know much about Trump’s defense plan other than some broad themes.
Defense officials can’t project the program’s cost because of its complexity, and because officials can’t even agree what is or isn’t included.