Tag Archives: defense industry

  • October 2 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Pentagon Spending Shouldn’t Slow Before Cuts, Carter Says Tony Capaccio, Bloomberg. The Defense Department’s number two leader took the unusual step of issuing a memo to the contracting force of DoD urging them not to start cutting programs before sequestration takes effec… more

  • September 10 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    U.S. Arms Buyer Foresees More Program Terminations Jim Wolf and David Alexander, Reuters. As the battle to avert the precipitous cuts to the defense budget continues, many in the industry and inside the Pentagon are preparing for cuts no matter what happens. It is clear that m… more

  • September 4 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Navistar Files Protest, JLTV Program Comes to Halt Paul McLeary, Defense News. Late Friday afternoon Navistar filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office on the Army selections for the three Engineering, Manufacturing and Development contract award winners, which… more

  • August 27 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Oshkosh, Lockheed, AMGen Win $190M Deal for Army JLTV Sydney J. Freedberg, Jr., AOL Defense. The long awaited selection of three companies for the engineering, manufacturing and development phase of the Army and Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program came last Wedne… more

  • July 23 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Arms Export Reforms Kick Into High Gear Sandra Erwin, National Defense – NDIA. It seems that aggressive efforts at reforming the convoluted export controls system for U.S. military equipment is beginning to pay dividends after years of stops and starts at reform. Former Sec… more