The week ahead

By Tony Bertuca / August 13, 2018 at 5:10 AM

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is traveling to South America this week, while the Senate, which has canceled August recess, returns to consider various nominees and legislation, including the defense spending bill for fiscal year 2019. President Trump is also expected to sign the FY-19 defense authorization bill.


Trump is expected to sign the defense authorization bill at Ft. Drum, NY.


Perspecta executives are set to discuss the company's quarterly earnings.

The deputy chief of U.S. Northern Command speaks at the Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal Symposium and Exhibition in Bethesda, MD.


The Marine Corps' program manager for the light-attack helicopter program speaks at a National Defense Industrial Association event at Patuxent River, MD.


Washington Technology hosts a breakfast on mergers and acquisitions.