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  • Defense Roundup: Veterans Increasingly Orange Blooded, New Navy Scandals That You Can Talk to Your Mom About

    Defense Industry Layoffs Picking Up Steam Sandra Erwin (@nationaldefense), National Defense Magazine. The defense industry is shedding jobs after a slight lull in the pace thanks to years of downsizing in anticipation of coming budget cuts. For the last five years an estimat… more

  • November 13 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    ATK Beats BAE for U.S. Military’s Biggest Contract in October Brendan McGarry, Bloomberg/Washington Post. The world’s largest ammunition manufacturer beat out BAE Systems for the military’s biggest contract award in all of the month of October with a $8.48 billion deal t… more

  • November 5 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Army Eyes Better Humvee Survivability Paul Mcleary, Army Times. All that is old is new again as the Army issued an RFP last week seeking industry input focusing on survivability of the Humvee fleet. Proposals are for the Modernized Expanded Capacity Vehicle-Survivability progr… more

  • October 22 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    DoD, Industry Leaders Discuss How to Manage a Downturn Marcus Weisgerber, Defense News. Most of the senior leadership of the Pentagon held a closed door meeting with a host of retired defense industry leaders to share insights on the last fiscal cutback period the department f… more