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Political Report: 7/17/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis and Shane Mason, Senior Market Analyst Main Story: Summer Recess Looms as Spending Negotiations Continue With less than two weeks to go until the House’s summer recess starts on July 26, major progress needs to be made on several appropriations bills. The Senate will continue negotiating a …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 7.12.18

By Avascent Analytics team RIAT and Farnborough Airshows Preview The Royal International Air Tattoo gets underway on Friday with the Farnborough Airshow following immediately on Monday. Ahead of these two highlights on aerospace calendars, Avascent’s London office head, Joe Walsh, sat down with Associate Ian Ferguson and Analysis Manager Ben Goodlad to discuss what announcements, demonstrations, and …

Political Report: 7/10/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Congress Returns to a Summer of Controversy Both the House of Representatives and Senate return from their fourth of July recess to major pending fights over a Supreme Court nomination and, of more direct relevance to this piece, appropriations. While the nomination of Judge Brett …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.28.18

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week Bahrain • South Korea • US • Australia • India Bahrain On June 25, Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.12 billion contract to build 16 new F-16V Block 70 aircraft for Bahrain. The contract award is the culmination of a sale approved in September 2017. …

Political Report: 6/26/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: House of Representatives to Pass Department of Defense Appropriations This week the House of Representatives will pass the House Appropriations Committee’s Department of Defense appropriations bill (H.R. 6157). While this legislation will be subject to floor amendments (there were 139 submitted, though only 27 were …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.22.18

By Avascent Analytics team Lars Miethke on European Opportunities in Aerospace and Defense Earlier this month, Avascent attended the German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK)’s annual meeting in Berlin. To accompany the meeting, Avascent consultant Lars Miethke wrote for BVK’s publication BVK-KURIER examining opportunities for European private equity investors after a record 2017 in aerospace …

Political Report: 6/19/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research and Analysis Main Story: Senate to Wrap up FY 2019 NDAA as bill heads towards early Conference Committee After a prolonged debate, the Senate passed its version of the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act on Monday evening. This legislation, now named the “John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.14.18

By Avascent Analytics team Data Stories: Armored Personnel Carries and Infantry Fighting Vehicles Based on data taken from Avascent Analytics Inventory Forecast, which provides platform inventory data from 2012 to 2028 for 61 countries globally, Analysis Manager Ben Goodlad examines changes in the Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) and Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) inventories for 24 countries in …

Data Stories: Spotlight Shifts to IFVs (Part 2)

By Ben Goodlad, Analysis Manager Based on data taken from Avascent Analytics Inventory Forecast, which provides platform inventory data from 2012 to 2028 for 61 countries globally, Analysis Manager Ben Goodlad examines changes in the Armoured Personnel Carrier and Infantry Fighting Vehicle inventories for 24 countries in Europe. To read Part 1 of this Data Story …

Data Stories: European Wheeled APCs on the Rise (Part 1)

By Ben Goodlad, Analysis Manager Based on data taken from Avascent Analytics Inventory Forecast, which provides platform inventory data from 2012 to 2028 for 61 countries globally, Analysis Manager Ben Goodlad examines changes in the Armoured Personnel Carrier and Infantry Fighting Vehicle inventories for 24 countries in Europe. Europe’s armoured vehicle inventories are undergoing a significant change …