Washington Business Journal quotes Brent Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow for Defense James Hasik on the future of Lockheed Martin after announcing it will be laying off five hundred employees and losing a contract bid worth $6.75 billion:

“I think that the issues are coupled − but they’re loosely coupled,” said James Hasik, a nonresident senior fellow for defense at the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center. “They’ve decided they want to try to base the competitiveness of the company on its skill in engineering.”


“I think that Lockheed’s strategy might be to attempt to deploy that human capital they’ve got in engineering across as many realms of military conflict as they can,” Hasik said.

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