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  • Defense Roundup: 800,000 Jobs Shutdown but Half Back to Work and Vets Could Soon Feel Shutdown Impacts

    DoD to workers: Welcome Back, but Keep a Lid on Using Supplies John Grady, ScoutComms. The battle of the government shutdown has been virtually the only story this week. Over the weekend, the Department of Defense announced their intention to bring most of the thousands of f… more

  • April 30 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Economy Grew at 2.5 Percent in 1st Quarter, Amping Fears of a Stalled Recovery Ylan Q. Mui (@ylanmui) and Marjorie Censer (@CommonCenser), Washington Post. The sequester cuts haven’t really settled in yet, most federal employee furloughs are only just starting, yet the 1st qua… more

  • January 28 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Senators to Probe Air Force’s $1 Billion Failed Software Tony Capaccio (@ACapaccio), Bloomberg. The Senate Armed Services Committee is investigating the failure of a $1 billion software project by Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) for the Air Force that was canceled in Nov… more

  • September 10 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    U.S. Arms Buyer Foresees More Program Terminations Jim Wolf and David Alexander, Reuters. As the battle to avert the precipitous cuts to the defense budget continues, many in the industry and inside the Pentagon are preparing for cuts no matter what happens. It is clear that m… more

  • August 13 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Analysts See Unmanned Aircraft Market Growing Marcus Weisgerber, Defense News. Last week we attended the annual Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International North America conference in Las Vegas that brought together well over 500 exhibitors and several thousand atte… more