Rapid Fire March 1st, 2012: Supplier Relationship Management
- US SecDef Panetta told the House Budget Committee in a hearing yesterday that he would start planning for sequestration this summer if Congress has not reached a deal by then. It is likely he will have to, and that is not even factoring in new debates over the debt ceiling.
- From the Center for European Reform: What US retrenchment means for Europe and NATO [PDF].
- Mark Collins is rounding up videos of the recent 2012 Ottawa Conference on Defence and Security. One thing that was not provided there or elsewhere: a definitive price tag for the F-35. It’s hard to get there when ordered quantities are in a state of flux.