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Hypersonic Strike and Defense

June 2, 2021 • 1:30 – 4:15 pm EDT

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Please join the CSIS Missile Defense Project on Wednesday, June 2 for a conversation with Mike White, Principal Director for Hypersonics in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering OUSD(R&E). The discussion will review the programmatic and budgetary implications of both hypersonic strike and defense.

An industry panel will follow, featuring Erin Kocourek, Doug Graham, and Lisa Brown, moderated by CSIS' Tom Karako.

1:30 - 2:45 p.m.: A conversation with Mike White
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.: Break
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.: Industry panel

This event is made possible through general support to CSIS.


Tom Karako
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project

Mike White

Principal Director for Hypersonics, OUSD(R&E)

Erin Kocourek

Senior Director, Hypersonics Campaign Lead, Raytheon Missiles and Defense

Doug Graham

Vice President, Advanced Programs Development, Lockheed Martin Space

Lisa Brown

Vice President for Missile Defense Solutions, Northrop Grumman