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  • 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

  • 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

  • July 23 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Arms Export Reforms Kick Into High Gear Sandra Erwin, National Defense – NDIA. It seems that aggressive efforts at reforming the convoluted export controls system for U.S. military equipment is beginning to pay dividends after years of stops and starts at reform. Former Sec… more

  • June 25 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Pentagon Tests New Way of Estimating Program Costs Sarah Chacko, Defense News. It seems the first test of the new ‘should-cost’ approach to program estimates is being used in negotiations with Lockheed Martin for the next batch of F-25 Joint Strike Fighters. Under a compl… more