Missile defense, whose early luster was dulled by difficult and expensive development, has at long last emerged as a functioning technology sought by militaries across the world. Battlefield successes and ever-increasing capabilities have given the defense industry a growth area and put missile defense at the center of every bilateral relationship the U.S. has with other countries.
At Defense One’s Cocktails and Conversations, we talked with national security experts and leaders about the future of missile defense — from technologies and innovations to policies and budgets to current and future programs.
Tom Tempe, Associate Publisher, Defense One
Brigadier General William Cooley, Program Executive for Programs and Integration, Missile Defense Agency
James Johnson, Director, Future Warfare Center, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command
Marcus Weisgerber (Moderator), Global Business Editor, Defense One
|Panel Discussion presented by Raytheon
Vice Admiral (Retired) Joseph Dyer, Chief Strategy Officer, National Spectrum Consortium and Chair, NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel
Tom Karako, Senior Fellow, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (Moderator)
Trey Obering, Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
Dr. Mitch Stevison, Vice President, Air and Missile Systems, Raytheon Missile Systems