The week ahead

By Tony Bertuca / July 22, 2019 at 5:00 AM

The Senate is scheduled to vote this week on the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become defense secretary, while a nomination hearing has been scheduled for Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist to become deputy defense secretary. Top defense contractors will also hold a host of earnings calls.


Esper's nomination is scheduled to be considered on the Senate floor.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a discussion on homeland defense with Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, chief of U.S. Northern Command.


Lockheed Martin executives are slated to discuss quarterly earnings.


The Senate Armed Services Committee holds Norquist's nomination hearing to become deputy defense secretary.

Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson speaks about the Nuclear Posture Review at the Air Force Association.

Executives from Boeing, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman are set to discuss quarterly earnings.

The Strategic Institute hosts a conference on acquisition intelligence featuring senior Pentagon officials.

The Federal Cloud Marketplace Forum will be hosted by Carahsoft and the Advanced Technology and Academic Research Center.


The Air Force Association hosts a discussion on Iran and North Korea with Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH).

Raytheon executives are slated to discuss quarterly earnings.