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Political Report: 9/19/2017

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Cloture on FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Will Be Overshadowed by Return of Health Care The House is out of session this week, but the Senate promises to have one of the most interesting weeks of the entire year. On Monday night, the Senate …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 9.14.17

By Avascent Analytics team Avascent Analytics Snapshot: Global Satellite Optical Payloads Globally, satellite optical payload manufacturing revenue has increased 136%, from a nearly $1.6B market in 2010 to $3.7B in 2017. Avascent projects that revenues in this market could grow by another 23% next year, driven predominantly by spending from government operators on Medium, Large, and Heavy …

Political Report: 9/11/2017

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Trump Budget Deal Scrambles Fall Schedule as Senate to Consider FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Last week saw an unexpected resolution to the pending end of Fiscal Year 2017. In a meeting with Congressional leaders, President Trump agreed to attach a three month extension …

Data Stories: Global Satellite Optical Payloads

By David Belcher, Analysis Manager Globally, satellite optical payload manufacturing revenue has increased 136%, from a nearly $1.6B market in 2010 to $3.7B in 2017*. Avascent projects that revenues in this market could grow by another 23% next year, driven predominantly by spending from government operators on Medium, Large, and Heavy satellites. If the global …

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