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Avascent on the Record: NDAA in Peril

NDAA in Peril By Hamilton Cook & Matt Vallone The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is an annual policy bill that authorizes funding for programs and provides policy guidance to the Department of Defense, which has been passed successfully every year since its inception in 1961. However, this year the NDAA process has been complicated …

Avascent on the Record: FY20 Budget Review

FY20 Budget Review By Hamilton Cook, Doug Berenson & Matt Vallone Following the rollout of the FY20 budget last week, Hamilton Cook sat down with Doug Berenson and Matt Vallone to discuss their reactions to the budget, what surprised them, and which elements of the budget met their expectations. The trio also take a deep …

Avascent on the Record: AUSA 2018 Recap

AUSA 2018 Recap By Hamilton Cook, Kelleigh Bilms, Tim Stanos & Tim Wickham This year’s Association of the US Army conference highlighted an Army that is debating its role, priorities, and procurement strategy as it pivots from counterinsurgency operations toward conventional conflict. It also featured the Army trying to reinvigorate its industrial base through a …

Avascent on the Record: RIAT and Farnborough Airshows Preview

RIAT and Farnborough Airshows Preview By Joe Walsh, Ian Ferguson and Ben Goodlad 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 …