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  • August 6 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Defense Armageddon Prediction Clashes with Profits, Optimism Nik Taborek and Brendan McGarry, Bloomberg Businessweek. The predictions of doom from sequestration continue from the Aerospace Industries Association and major defense manufacturers. But the stories clash with the r… more

  • July 30 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    DoD Sees Four Sequestration Scenarios Marcus Weisgerber, Defense News. SecDef Panetta held a closed door meeting with a host of the leaders from the defense industry last week to discuss sequestration and the possible outcomes resulting from the budget agreement passed by Cong… more

  • May 14 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    U.S. Military Embraces Robots with Greater Autonomy David Alexander, Reuters. In what is likely the next phase of robotic vehicles, the military and industry are experimenting heavily with autonomous vehicles of varying sizes to allow delivery supplies without human guidance.… 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

  • 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