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  • March 11 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    F-35’s Ability to Evade Budget Cuts Illustrates Challenge of Paring Defense Spending Rajiv Chandrasekaran (@rajivwashpost), Washington Post. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive weapon system in history and in these times of budget cuts it manages to survive r… more

  • February 11 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Double Whammy for Pentagon David Rogers, Politico. While much of what little public focus there is about impending defense cuts focuses on the sequestration train wreck set to come crashing into the station on March 1, it’s actually a double tap situation for DoD as they str… more

  • December 3 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Veterans Agency Can Ignore Vets Status in Contract Awards Tom Schoenberg and Kathleen Miller, Bloomberg. A Federal Claims court judge in Washington has ruled that the Department of Veterans Affairs does not have to give preference to veteran owned small businesses in all contr… more

  • November 26 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    As Cyberwarfare Heats Up, Allies Turn to U.S. Companies for Expertise Ellen Nakashima, Washington Post. The United States is acknowledged as the clear leader in cyber defense capabilities so increasingly foreign nations are turning to U.S. companies for help developing their o… more

  • November 21 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Women Holding Three of Top Spots in Defense Contracting Marjorie Censer, Washington Post Capital Business. The male dominated world of defense manufacturing and contracting will look quite a bit different come January. That month Linda Hudson, CEO of BAE Systems, Inc., will be… more