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A Conversation on U.K.-U.S. Defense Cooperation with U.K. Secretary of State for Defense Philip Hammond

Jul 18, 2012
12:30pm to 1:30pm ET

The Willard InterContinental Hotel
Washington, DC

On Wednesday, July 18, CNAS hosted The Right Honourable Philip Hammond MP, the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Defense, for a conversation on U.K.-U.S. Defense Cooperation. The Honorable William Lynn, CEO of DRS Technologies and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, provided introductory remarks and moderated the conversation.

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Keynote Speaker:
The Right Honourable Philip Hammond MP
Secretary of State for Defense, United Kingdom

The Honorable William Lynn
CEO, DRS Technologies
Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense

Date & Time
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
12:00-12:30 p.m.: Guest registration and boxed lunch served
12:30-1:30 p.m.: Remarks and Q&A

The Willard InterContinental Hotel's Willard Room
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004


The Right Honourable Philip Hammond MP

Mr. Hammond was raised in Essex, attending school in Brentwood before going on to read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at University College, Oxford. Prior to his election to the House in 1997, he followed a business career in small and medium-sized companies in manufacturing, consultancy, property and construction, and oil and gas, both in the UK and abroad.

Mr. Hammond's previous position was Secretary of State for Transport. Prior to this he held a number of shadow portfolios.

His constituency is Runnymede and Weybridge and he is married with three children.