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  • February 4 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    As Sequestration Looms, Contractors Don’t Fret Marjorie Censer and Jim Tankersley (@CommonCenser and @jtankersley), Washington Post. Fourth quarter results calls with investors had the big defense contractors expressing enthusiastic optimism that sequester isn’t going to h… more

  • October 2 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Pentagon Spending Shouldn’t Slow Before Cuts, Carter Says Tony Capaccio, Bloomberg. The Defense Department’s number two leader took the unusual step of issuing a memo to the contracting force of DoD urging them not to start cutting programs before sequestration takes effec… more

  • September 17 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    DoD Conference Expenses Under Scrutiny Marcus Weisgerber and Zachary Fryer-Biggs, Defense News. We have been predicting for some time that the growth of defense trade shows since 9/11 would hit a ceiling at some point soon and the scandal involving the General Services Adminis… 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

  • August 20 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Sequestration Ground Zero: ‘Fayette-nam’ Stephanie Gaskell, Politico. Politico’s @SGaskell traveled down to Fayetteville, North Carolina to see how sequestration is playing in one of the largest military communities in the country and discovered its not playing too well … more