Fireside Chat Series: Sustainment In Aerospace And Defense
A conversation with Dennis Santare and Patrick Walsh
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Oliver Wyman senior advisor Patrick Walsh and partner Dennis Santare sit down in this three-part video series to explore various aspects of sustainment within the aerospace and defense industry. Watch and learn why sustainment is a combat enabler, what good looks like for sustainment, and, finally, the recommended approach for companies and the government going forward. Patrick Walsh is a retired four-star Admiral and Dennis Santare has served as an officer and aviator in the United States Marine Corps.

Partner Dennis Santare sat down with Oliver Wyman Senior Advisor, Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, USN (Ret.) to discuss why our forces require higher numbers of mission-capable aircraft when facing future threats. Watch as Pat Walsh addresses this challenge, discusses how sustainment is a combat enabler and expands on why achieving capability rates will require a fundamental mindset shift in the first of this three-part video series.

What does good look like in terms of sustainment? Oliver Wyman Senior Advisor, Admiral Patrick M. Walsh shares his unique perspective on this topic with a focus on government and commercial partnerships. Watch part two of the three-part video series to hear what he had to say.

Partner Dennis Santare sat down with Oliver Wyman Senior Advisor, Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, USN (Ret.), to discuss the future of sustainment. Watch as Pat Walsh addresses this challenge and explores what a more reliable and effective partnership between the private sector and government should look like in the final of this three-part video series.

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