Tag Archives: sequester

  • Defense Roundup: MOH for Another COP Keating Hero, Sequester Blues, Sequestered F-35 jokes (20% Fewer)

    House Approves 2014 Defense Spending Bill John T. Bennett (@BennettJohnT), Marine Corps Times. In a surprisingly anti-climatic vote on Wednesday evening the House of Representatives approved a nearly $600 billion defense spending bill for next year after a very controversial… 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

  • 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

  • February 25 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Hagel on Track to Narrowly Win Confirmation as Defense Secretary Paul West (@paulwestdc), Los Angeles Times. Congress returns from its 10-day “Presidents Day” recess and will likely take up a confirmation vote for Secretary of Defense nominee and former Senator Chuck Hagel… more

  • August 27 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Oshkosh, Lockheed, AMGen Win $190M Deal for Army JLTV Sydney J. Freedberg, Jr., AOL Defense. The long awaited selection of three companies for the engineering, manufacturing and development phase of the Army and Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program came last Wedne… more