Shows & Panels
Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- American Readiness: Renewable Power and Efficiency Technologies
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal News Radio's National Cyber Security Awareness Month Special Panel Discussion
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Future of Government Data Centers
- The Future of IT: How CIOs Can Enable the Service-Oriented Enterprise
- Government Perspectives on Mobility and the Cloud
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Mitigating Insider Threats in Virtual & Cloud Environments
- Modern Mission Critical Series
- The New Generation of Database
- Reimagining the Next Generation of Government
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Air Traffic Management Transformation Report
- Cloud First Report
- General Dynamics IT Enterprise Center
- Gov Cloud Minute
- Government in Technology Series
- Homeland Security Cybersecurity Market Report
- National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
- Technology Insights
- The Cyber Security Report
- The Next Generation Cyber Security Experts
Shows & Panels
Monday - Friday, 6-9 a.m.
Host Tom Temin brings you the latest news affecting the federal community each weekday morning, featuring interviews with top government executives and contractors. Listen live from 6 to 9 a.m. or download archived interviews below.
Federal Drive Show Blog - February 26, 2014
Wednesday - 2/26/2014, 9:58am EST
This is the Federal Drive show blog. Here you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.
Military Officers Association of America
Current and former military may have to change their lifestyles if the Pentagon's budget request for 2015 becomes law. It would trim military pay and benefits and scale back the defense commissary system. Norb Ryan is president of the Military Officers Association of America.
Presidential budget requests can be like roasted chickens left on the counter to cool. By the time they make it to the table, they've been thoroughly picked over. We're picking over the proposals unveiled by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to trim the cost of the armed services.
Jim Talent is a former Republican Congressman and Senator from Missouri. He's now a distinguished fellow at the Heritage Foundation.
Program Manager for Directed Energy and Electric Weapon Systems
Naval Sea Systems Command
When he announced a series of measures to control military costs, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said technological superiority will be essential to U.S. defenses. The Navy is ready to deploy a new, super powerful laser this summer. It's capable of shooting down drones or sinking small boats. It's big and power-hungry, but the device can be operated by one sailor. Coming after that, the world's most powerful catapult.
Capt. Mike Ziv is the program manager for directed energy and electric weapon systems for the Naval Sea Systems Command. He says the laser's biggest advantage is, it will bring down the cost of engaging threats.
Federal News Radio
The Defense Department will struggle to cut its civilian workforce without closing facilities. Most DoD employees work outside of the Pentagon. They are at bases, depots and other places that may be no longer needed. Federal News Radio's executive editor, Jason Miller, has details on DoD's challenges to meet its budget and draw down its active forces.
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