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The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.21.19

By Avascent Analytics team 2019 Paris Airshow Preview Podcast Ahead of the 2019 Paris Airshow, Avascent aerospace experts from both sides of the Atlantic sat down to discuss what they’re expecting to see at Le Bourget. Beginning with initial reactions to the UTC-Raytheon merger, the team also discuss the competition in the regional and business jet space, …

Political Report: 6/18/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research and Analysis Main Story: Defense Bills Make Progress but Lack of Budget Deal Looms Last week, the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) passed its version of the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This week, the full Senate will begin to debate on the Senate Armed Services Committee …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.14.19

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week New Zealand • Turkey • Brazil • Japan New Zealand On June 11, New Zealand selected the C-130J Super Hercules to replace its aging fleet of C-130H aircraft as part of its Defence Capability Plan worth more than $1 billion. According to the plan, “Preserving the …

The New Duopoly Infographic

The New Duopoly Infographic: The Fight for Scale Creates a New Tier of Aerospace Giants By Jay Carmel and Logan Slone The commercial aerospace landscape has undergone notable transformation since 2017, and a New Duopoly of diversified aerospace giants has appeared right at the feet of Boeing and Airbus. UTC and Safran’s acquisitions of Rockwell …

Political Report: 6/11/2019

By Shane Mason, Senior Market Analyst Main Story: House Armed Services to Mark-Up FY2020 NDAA On June 12, the full House Armed Services Committee (HASC) will begin marking up the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This follows markups at the subcommittee level last week. HASC will have to address several controversial issues, including—but not …

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in Canada Infographic

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in Canada Infographic By Doug Berenson, Michael Petric, Ari Buchman Avascent was engaged by Transport Canada to provide analytical support to The Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Task Force. Our analysis found that the roots of a healthy Canadian commercial RPAS ecosystem are taking hold. Stakeholders are optimistic about the future, …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.6.19

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week Germany • Bulgaria • Southeast Asia Germany Germany’s Parliament Budget Committee is likely moving forward with approving initial funding for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS). The Budget Committee is expected to confirm funding for $36.5 million on June 5. The proposed FCAS …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 5.31.19

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week Poland • Taiwan • NATO • UAE Poland On May 29, Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced that Poland plans to acquire 32 F-35As as part of its Harpia program and has submitted a Letter of Quotation. The move comes as Poland seeks to …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 5.23.19

By Avascent Analytics team Czech Republic: Beginning the Defense Modernization Curve Ahead of the International Defence and Security Technologies Fair taking place in Brno, Czech Republic, next week, Avascent Consulting Associate Dr. Dominik Kimla analyzes the Czech Republic’s military modernization efforts threatened by the fragility of a governing coalition in a country which is struggling to meet …

Political Report: 5/21/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research and Analysis Main Story: House Appropriations Committee to Pass FY2020 Defense Appropriations Bill while Senate Armed Services’ Committee Begins NDAA Process Last week, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense took the first real step in the Congressional defense budget process by marking up its version of the FY2020 Defense …