| Ashton Carter |
|Born||Ashton Baldwin Carter|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Alma mater||Edinburgh University, Yale University, Oxford University, Rockefeller University, MIT Center for International Studies|
|Children|| • Ava|
|Member of||Aspen Strategy Group, Atlantic Council/Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Center for a New American Security/People, Council on Foreign Relations/Members, Trilateral Commission|
Ashton Carter is a former United States Secretary of Defense.
In October 2015, announcing the award to Northrop Grumman of the contract to build a fleet of stealthy planes known as the Long Range Strike Bomber, valued at nearly $60 billion, Ashton B. Carter said the program represents a “technological leap” that will allow the United States to “remain dominant.”
An appointment by Ashton Carter
|James H. Baker||Office of Net Assessment/Director||13 May 2015|