Defense Industry and the Economy
Panelists talked about the links between the defense and commercial sectors of the U.S. economy and the critical need for engineers and… read more
Panelists talked about the links between the defense and commercial sectors of the U.S. economy and the critical need for engineers and scientists in the U.S. to remain globally competitive. They also discussed the defense industry as a means for preventing attacks as well as for building strong trade relations. They responded to questions from the audience.
This program was part of a day-long Brookings Institution program on innovative economic growth strategies for government and business sectors. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- David M. Cote Chair and CEO Honeywell Inc.
- Walter Havenstein Chief Executive Officer Science Applications Intl. Corp.
- Michael E. O'Hanlon Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
- Peter W. Singer Senior Fellow and Director Brookings Institution->21st Century Defense Initiative
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