Tag Archives: defense industry

  • November 14 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    $130B Hit for U.S. Modernization Marcus Weisgerber and Zachary Fryer-Biggs, Defense News. Defense analysts attending the 2011 Defense Outlook Forum in New York last week are extremely pessimistic that the Super Committee will come up with a compromise to hold off the threatene… more

  • October 31 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Supercommittee Turns to U.S. War Spending as Clock Ticks Kate Brannen, Defense News. With the clock running, the so called Super Committee working to find ways to cut the budget got a tutorial from Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Elmendorf on how war spending work… more

  • October 24 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Air Force Focuses on Turning ‘Tail to Tooth’ in Face of Budget Crunch Dan Parson, National Defense. In a speech to the National Defense University Foundation and National Defense Industrial Association, Air Force Secretary Michael Donley last week walked through the effort… more

  • October 17 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    The Birth of a Defense Contractor Phil Ewing, DOD Buzz. Anyone who attended AUSA probably saw the new branding for the new ITT Exelis plastered everywhere as the old ITT Defense becomes a stand-alone company at the end of this month. Phil chatted with leaders from the company… more

  • Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Garrison Commanders Looking for Savings Through Consolidation, Cuts Steven Beardsley and David Rogers, Stars and Stripes. While the debate in Washington continues over cuts to the military budget, cuts are already being implemented in the military. In Europe services are being… more