Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Economies of Scale Ain’t What They Used To Be”

2 February 2016

Prompted by observers from as far afield as the World Economic Forum and the US Special Operations Command, Steve Grundman explores in this column why small, as they say, is “the new black”. His thesis: “Scaling up is a reflex… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Fictional Work Gives View of Future Wars”

12 November 2015

This essay promotes a volume of short fiction, “War Stories from the Future”, which Steve Grundman’s program at the Atlantic Council is today publishing. Grundman talks about “the cool machines and futuristic capabilities” animated in the collection’s stories. But he… 
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Aviation Week Publishes Grundman Opinion, “Apply ‘Bazaar’ Approach to Procurement”

2 September 2015

In this essay, Grundman asks, “What if a weapon were a three-piece suit?” Or, rather, how would acquisition managers think about and manage defense programs differently if they appreciated how differentiated are the market segments in which they are engaging… 
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Grundman discusses Precision Castparts, RD-180, and Ex-Im Bank on the Federal News Countdown with Francis Rose

14 August 2015

Steve Grundman participated in the Federal News Countdown on Federal News Radio where he discussed what he regards as the top three stories of that week: Warren Buffet’s bid to acquire Precision Castparts, Under Secretary Frank Kendall’s discussion of how… 
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Grundman participates in Defense News Webinar, “Top 100 Global Defense Companies”

28 July 2015

Steve Grundman participated in a webinar discussion of the Defense News Top 100 Global Defense Companies, together with Vago Muradian (editor, Defense News), Byron Callan (Managing Director, Capital Alpha Partners), and Ronald Epstein (Senior Vice President, Bank of America). LAUNCH… 
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Grundman cited in Defense News, “Top 100: Defense Revenues Down, but Industry Prevailing”

27 July 2015

Commenting on the publication of Defense News’s annual Top 100 Global Defense Companies, Steve Grundman was quoted, saying, “‘On an outlay basis, I think we have one more year to go,’ said Steve Grundman, a former Pentagon industrial policy chief… 
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Grundman discusses Lockheed Martin-Sikorsky on “This Week in Defense News with Vago Muradian”

26 July 2015

Appearing on “This Week in Defense News with Vago Muradian”, Steve Grundman talked about Lockheed Martin’s strategic rationale for acquiring United Technology’s Sikorsky Aircraft, prospects for the government’s antitrust review of the merger, the price Lockheed Martin is paying, and… 
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Grundman cited in Defense News, “Sikorsky Deal Could Presage Industry Realignment”

25 July 2015

“Steve Grundman, a former Pentagon industrial policy chief who now is a consultant and member of the Atlantic Council, said he doesn’t see any obvious deal-breakers, but he expects the antitrust regulators in the Department of Justice will subject the… 
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Grundman cited in Defense News, “Defense Firms Seek to Engage Tech Hubs”

11 July 2015

“Steven Grundman, former Pentagon defense industrial policy chief and now the principal of Grundman Advisory, said the defense community should embrace a more collaborative approach to innovation ‘as opposed to just taking money and inventing things.’ In the commercial sector,… 
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Grundman cited in Aviation Week & Space Technology, “Global A&D Suppliers Continue Flocking to U.S.”

2 July 2015

Aviation Week’s business editor, Michael Bruno, covered the most recent event in the Atlantic Council’s Captains of Industry series, entitled, “Coming to America: Global Suppliers for Defense and Security”. Moderated by the series’ producer, Lund Fellow Steven Grundman, the panel… 
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