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  • November 5 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Army Eyes Better Humvee Survivability Paul Mcleary, Army Times. All that is old is new again as the Army issued an RFP last week seeking industry input focusing on survivability of the Humvee fleet. Proposals are for the Modernized Expanded Capacity Vehicle-Survivability progr… more

  • Weekly Defense Industry Roundup, Halloween Edition

    Special Report: Worldwide Spending and Priorities Staff, Defense News. Defense News is out with their big annual special look at worldwide defense spending and unsurprisingly…its mostly going down. The big four in Europe; Britain, France, Germany and Italy all have cut spend… more

  • October 22 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    DoD, Industry Leaders Discuss How to Manage a Downturn Marcus Weisgerber, Defense News. Most of the senior leadership of the Pentagon held a closed door meeting with a host of retired defense industry leaders to share insights on the last fiscal cutback period the department f… more

  • October 15 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Leon Panetta on Cyber Security: D.C. Action Needed Philip Ewing and Tony Romm, Politico. SecDef Panetta offered a bleak outlook on the cyberwarfare front while the Vice Presidential debate raged on Thursday and threw down the gauntlet for Congress and the private sector to bet… more

  • October 9 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Homeland Security Learns to Love Small Spy Drones Spencer Ackerman, Wired.com Danger Room. It seems the Department of Homeland Security is starting to see the value of the growing small Unmanned Aerial Systems family of aircraft for domestic security and public safety missions… more