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Accelerate Defense is a podcast from ACME General Corp, dedicated to ensuring that the United States maintains its innovation advantage over any military adversary.

Host Ken Harbaugh interviews political figures, military professionals, and other thought leaders about how innovation shapes our national security landscape.

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    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Accelerate Defense is a podcast from ACME General Corp, dedicated to ensuring that the United States maintains its innovation advantage over any military adversary.

Host Ken Harbaugh interviews political figures, military professionals, and other thought leaders about how innovation shapes our national security landscape.

    A Military Innovation Overhaul with David McCormick

    A Military Innovation Overhaul with David McCormick

    David McCormick joins host Ken Harbaugh for a conversation about military innovation.
    David is the CEO of Bridgewater Associates. He is also a US Army veteran who served in the first Gulf War. David served as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs during the 2008 global financial crisis. He currently serves on several non-profit boards and holds a seat on the Defense Policy Board.
    In December, he authored an article for Fast Company titled “America's Military Needs An Innovation Overhaul”.

    • 30 min
    The National Defense Authorization Act with Rep. Don Bacon

    The National Defense Authorization Act with Rep. Don Bacon

    Congressman Don Bacon, member of the House Armed Services Committee, joins host Ken Harbaugh for a conversation about the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.

    Rep. Bacon is a retired Air Force brigadier general and representative for Nebraska's second congressional district. He is a co-founder and co-chair of the For Country Caucus and is a member of the House Armed Services Committee. Learn more about Rep. Bacon on his website and find him on Twitter at @RepDonBacon. 

    • 32 min
    The Future of Defense Task Force with Rep. Seth Moulton

    The Future of Defense Task Force with Rep. Seth Moulton

    Future of Defense Task Force co-chair Congressman Seth Moulton joins host Ken Harbaugh for a conversation. The Future of Defense Task Force, chaired by Moulton and Congressman Jim Banks, was a bipartisan group working to strengthen our nation’s security.

    Learn more about Rep. Moulton on his website and find him on Twitter at @SethMoulton. Read the full Future of Defense Task Force Report here.

    • 28 min
    Coming Soon

    Coming Soon

    Accelerate Defense is a podcast dedicated to ensuring that the United States maintains its innovation advantage over any military adversary. Host Ken Harbaugh will interview political figures, military professionals, and other thought leaders about how innovation shapes our national security landscape.

    Accelerate Defense is a podcast from ACME General Corp, launching soon.

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

NickB74 ,

Fascinating view of the state of innovation in the national defense culture

This is a great look at the state of innovation in national defense. I learned a lot about an area I haven't spent enough time digging into.

Jsf155 ,

Really insightful take on the challenges and opportunities in defense innovation

Ken Harbaugh does a great job with his guests laying out the need for defense innovation and the opportunities/challenges inherent in the enterprise

Pig pen 87 ,

Insightful Discussion

Very informative discussion about the state of innovation in DoD and the role for a whole of government approach.

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