Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Defense Strategy And Investment: Dollars And Sense

Defense Strategy And Investment: Dollars And Sense

  • October 28, 2010
  • Date / Time:
  • October 28, 2010
  • 2:15 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Venue:
  • Boeing Company
  • Ridley Park. PA. US.

A Complimentary Program for FPRI Partners

The Hon. Dov Zakheim, Vice Chairman of FPRI, recently retired as Senior Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton. From 2001 – 2004, he was Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Defense. He had earlier served in a number of key positions in government and private business. He earned his doctorate in economics and politics at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford.


The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is the world’s only in-production heavy-lift tandem rotor helicopter. Seven NATO nations are among the more than 20 worldwide with Chinooks in their inventory.

The Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey is an American multi-mission, military, tiltrotor aircraft with both a vertical takeoff and landing, and short takeoff and landing capability. It is designed to combine the functionality of a conventional helicopter with the long-range, high-speed cruise performance of a turboprop aircraft.


  • 2:15 — Arrive at Boeing
  • 2:30 — Shuttle to Chinook Plant for Tour
  • 3:30 — Shuttle to V-22 factory for Tour
  • 4:15 — Keynote Address by the Hon. Dov S. Zakheim
  • 5:30 — Adjournment


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