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The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 4.19.18

By Avascent Analytics team Data Stories: India’s Defense Market Becomes More Competitive as New Delhi Promotes Local Firms India’s defense market—the fifth-largest in the world at over $53 billion—is also one of the most competitive. Supported by the government’s “Make in India” initiative, the indigenous share of defense investment is set to grow over the next five …

Data Stories: India’s Defense Market Becomes More Competitive as New Delhi Promotes Local Firms

By Shane Mason, Senior Market Analyst India’s defense market—the fifth-largest in the world at over $53 billion—is also one of the most competitive. Local firms currently account for one-third of Indian defense procurement. Supported by the government’s “Make in India” initiative, the indigenous share of defense investment is set to grow over the next five …

Political Report: 4/16/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: House Armed Services Committee Gears up for the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) This week neither chamber will have on the floor any legislation directly relevant to aerospace and defense, but things are starting to get busy in the House Armed Services Committee …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 4.12.18

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week Saudi Arabia/Germany • Germany/France • India • Taiwan • Qatar Saudi Arabia/Germany On April 5, the DSCA approved potential sales to both Saudi Arabia and Germany totaling $3.81 billion. For Germany, the DSCA approved a $2.5 billion sale for four MQ-4C Triton HALEs along with associated training and …

Political Report: 4/9/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: The Budget Fight May Come Back and Other Problems Facing Congress this Spring After a two-week Easter break, Congress is back in town, with both chambers looking to make progress on an ever-growing set of legislative priorities. At the same time, news leaked that the …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 4.6.18

By Avascent Analytics team AVASCENT WHITE PAPER – Getting Ahead of the Curve: Operational Insights at the Dawn of the Fifth-Gen Fighter Era Amid all the fanfare around the arrival of fifth-generation fighters in US and allied air forces, it is a mistake to overlook the technological, cultural, operational, and defense industrial disruption these jets will cause …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.30.18

By Avascent Analytics team Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018: Defense Hawks vs. Deficit Hawks The signing of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 last month ended nearly a decade of fiscal austerity, with the aerospace and defense sectors now expecting a run-up in defense outlays during the coming years. Defense hawks as well as Democrats now have …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.22.18

By Avascent Analytics team Avascent Analytics Review – Defense Spending Prospects Look Good in the Next Few Years, but Will Face Long-Term Problems In the recently-released FY 2019 Future Years Defense Plan (FYDP), the Department of Defense (DoD) has projected rapid near-term expansion of spending, an increase of just under 11% from FY 2017 to FY 2018 and …

Preparing for Fourth- and Fifth-Generation Fighter Integration Infographic

Preparing for Fourth- and Fifth-Generation Fighter Integration Infographic By Hamilton Cook, Matt Vallone Amid all the fanfare around the arrival of fifth-generation fighters in US and allied air forces, it is a mistake to overlook the technological, cultural, operational, and defense industrial disruption these jets will cause as they integrate with legacy aircraft fleets. Avascent’s new …