Shifting Focus in Defense Industry Trends


IMG_2925-1Michael McCalip, Vice President, Government Programs and Strategy, Carahsoft discusses the evolving priorities within the defense industry, emphasizing the strategic shifts driven by global challenges and the critical need for rapid capability development.

Key Takeaways:

  1. The defense industry is increasingly focusing on overcoming shortcomings in the defense industrial base to meet urgent naval requirements, particularly in response to geopolitical tensions.

  2. The impact of supply chain issues remains a significant concern, exacerbated by the pandemic's long-term effects.

  3. The ongoing need to cultivate a skilled workforce, highlighting the shift towards credentialing over traditional degree-based education as critical to meeting future demands.

This interview was part of Innovation in Government from Sea-Air-Space

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