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  • March 18 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    F-35 ‘Affordable’ at $90 Million Per Aircraft Sandra I. Erwin (@NationalDefense), National Defense Magazine. The annual Credit Suisse/McAleese defense programs conference always brings out the big guns from acquisition offices at DoD to meet with the investors in, and lead… more

  • 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

  • March 4 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Spending Cuts Threaten Military Town’s Businesses Parija Kavilanz (@ParijaKavilanz), CNN Money. There are ten thousand stories about sequester and its effects this week. The bottom line is that it was officially put into effect by executive order on Friday evening directing … more

  • April 16 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Bidding Reopens Next Week on Controversial Afghan Aircraft Contract Agence France-Presse. The Air Force announced it will try again to reopen the contract competition for the Afghan Air Force light attack aircraft, after canceling the award of the contract to Brazil’s Embrae… more

  • April 2 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Competition Upended in JLTV program Kate Brannen, Army Times. Take everything you knew about the JLTV competition for the Army and Marine Corps and throw it out. The game has changed completely. With a lower cost-per-vehicle requirement and reduced engineering and manufacturi… more