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The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 5.24.17

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week United Kingdom • Oman • Singapore • Germany • Chile • Space  United Kingdom On May 11, the Pentagon awarded Boeing a $488 million contract to remanufacture 38 current-serving British Army AH-64D Apache attack helicopters to E-variant status. Work is expected to be …

Political Report: 5/22/2017

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: FY 2018 Budget Details Land Amidst a Busy Week After months of waiting (at least here in Avascent Analytics), details will be released this week for the Trump administration’s FY2018 budget request. While this would normally dominate discussion in Washington, it will almost certainly be …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 5.18.17

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week. Australia On the evening of May 9, the Australian Treasury presented the national budget for 2017-2018. The Department of Defence saw its budget increase to $25.4 billion, a roughly 6% increase from last year. After taking into account capital receipts and the Defence …

Political Report: 5/16/2017

By Shane Mason, Senior Market Analyst Main Story: Congress Awaits More Detailed FY 2018 Budget House and Senate defense committees will hold hearings this week, as Congress awaits the release of a more detailed FY 2018 budget from the White House as early as next Monday. HASC will hold hearings on defense acquisition, the military’s …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 5.10.17

By Avascent Analytics team Find the Answer That You’ve Been Looking For Watch this video for an inside look into Avascent Analytics and how our team is ready to help you find the answer to your business challenges. With over two decades of experience in analyzing global defense trends, Avascent Analytics can help you gain keen insight …

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