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  • April 22 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Pentagon Reaches Deal on $10 billion Arms Sale to Middle East Allies Craig Whitlock (@CraigMWhitlock), Washington Post. Friday brought news of a complex multi-billion dollar weapons deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates just as Secretary of Defense Chuck H… more

  • January 14 Weekly Defense Industry Update

    Congress’ Budget Games Mean Less Cash, More Chaos for Pentagon Spencer Ackerman, Wired.com Danger Room. In one of the most disheartening press conferences in memory last Thursday, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Marty Dempsey laid out the i… 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

  • April 23 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Lockheed Machinists Vote Overwhelmingly to Strike Bob Cox, Star-Telegram. Machinists at Lockheed Martin’s Texas manufacturing facility voted to reject the company’s final contract offer on Sunday, leading to a likely shut down of the production line for F-35 and F-16 fight… more