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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 …

Pakistan Looks East: Why Pakistan is Turning from Washington to Beijing for Defense Equipment

AVASCENT WHITE PAPER July 2018 By Shane Mason Download PDF: Since 2001, the US has provided military assistance to Pakistan in exchange for a supply route to American troops in Afghanistan, while benefitting from Pakistan using this assistance to procure US defense equipment. However, President Trump recently ended this practice as recompense for Pakistan giving safe-haven …

Data Stories: NATO Defense Spending

By Aaron Lin, Senior Market Analyst US President Donald Trump’s recent statements about NATO’s defense spending re-ignited debate over how much money NATO member states should be spending on defense. While having a member state spend 2% of their GDP on defense has been the stated goal since 2010, Trump went further last week by saying …

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 …