Tag Archives: defense industry

  • February 13 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Exclusive: Pentagon Budget Eyes $178.8 Billion for R&D, Procurement Andrea Shalal-Esa, Reuters. Copies of the 2013 defense budget started getting to the press over the weekend and the early reports have a 7.5% drop in the procurement budget and an overall 12.2% drop from l… more

  • January 17 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    F-35 Showed ‘Mixed Results’ in Tests, Pentagon Report Says Tony Capaccio, Bloomberg. The Pentagon’s Director of Operation Test and Evaluation, Michael Gilmore, released his annual report to Congress this week with reports on all of the various military systems tested in … more

  • December 19 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    McChrystal to Chair Board of New Siemens Federal Business Marjorie Censer, Capital Business, Washington Post. Former Afghanistan commander retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal has been tapped as chairman of the board of directors for the new Siemens federal business entity, Siemens… more

  • December 12 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    General Dynamics CEO Sets Sights on Further Growth, Acquisitions Andrea Shalal-Esa, Reuters. GD CEO and former Chief-of-Naval-Operations Jay Johnson discusses with Reuters last week his views of the future of General Dynamics and the industry. He offers an insight that most an… more

  • November 21 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Defense Stocks Take Long View of Budget Battle Kate Brannen and Zachary Fryer-Biggs, Defense News. This is a pretty thorough review of the defense stocks in light of the almost certain failure of the Super Committee and what it will mean. It’s worth a read but essentially m… more