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Accelerate Defense

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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 nation… read more

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Defense Critical Supply Chain Task Force with Rep. Elissa Slotkin

September 7th, 2021


Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin joins host Ken Harbaugh to talk about the Defense Critical Supply Chain Task Force and why supply chains are so critical to our national defense.

Rep. Slotkin is the congresswoman from …

R&D, Efficiency, and Optimism with Dr. Melissa Flagg

July 20th, 2021


Dr. Melissa Flagg joins host Ken Harbaugh to talk about R&D in the United States and efficiency in the Department of Defense - plus, why she finds optimism in science and history.

Dr. Flagg is a senior fellow at …

The Innovation Potential of Startups with Daeil Kim and Daniela Perdomo

June 15th, 2021


In this episode about startup innovation, Daeil Kim from AI.Reverie and Daniela Perdomo from goTenna join host Ken Harbaugh for a conversation about partnering with the Department of Defense as a startup.

Daeil Kim is …

Modernizing the Defense Supply Chain with Rep. Mikie Sherrill

May 18th, 2021


Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill joins host Ken Harbaugh to talk about representing Picatinny Arsenal in Congress and serving on the House Armed Services …

Progress Through Innovation with Patrick Murphy

March 23rd, 2021


The Honorable Patrick Murphy, former Congressman from Pennsylvania and Acting Secretary of the Army, joins host Ken Harbaugh to talk about defense innovation from every perspective.

Patrick is a former Congressman from …

A Military Innovation Overhaul with David McCormick

February 10th, 2021


David McCormick joins host Ken Harbaugh for a conversation about military innovation.

David is the CEO of Bridgewater Associates. He is also a US …

The National Defense Authorization Act with Rep. Don Bacon

January 13th, 2021


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 …

The Future of Defense Task Force with Rep. Seth Moulton

December 15th, 2020


None of this is going to be easy. It's going to be a fight. That's why it's so significant that this report in this unbelievably divided time in American history is so bipartisan. That's an example that I hope everyone …


October 16th, 2020


Accelerate Defense is a podcast dedicated to ensuring that the United States maintains its innovation advantage over any military adversary. Host Ken …

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