The week ahead

By Tony Bertuca  
March 11, 2019 at 5:15 AM

The Defense Department is scheduled to submit its budget to Congress this week and senior defense officials will be testifying on Capitol Hill.


The Hudson Institute hosts an event on China's hypersonic missile advances and the U.S. response.


The Pentagon rolls out its fiscal year 2020 budget featuring briefings from senior defense officials.

The Senate Armed Services emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee holds a hearing on artificial intelligence initiatives within the Defense Department.

The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association hosts the Army Signal Conference in Springfield, VA.


The House Armed Services Committee holds a hearing with the chief of U.S. European Command on the national security challenges and military activities in Europe.

The House Armed Services readiness subcommittee holds a hearing on ensuring military installation resilience.

The House Armed Services emerging threats, capabilities and intelligence subcommittee holds a hearing with the chief of U.S. Cyber Command.

Senior lawmakers and officials from DOD are scheduled to speak at the McAleese/Credit Suisse conference in Washington.

The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee holds a hearing with senior Air Force officials about the service's budget request.


Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan and other senior defense officials will testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the FY-20 defense budget.

The House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee holds a hearing on the Air Force budget request.

Army Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy speaks at the Brookings Institute about the future of the Army.


Will Roper, the Air Force's acquisition chief, speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies about innovation.