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The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 11.16.17

By Avascent Analytics team WHITE PAPER – Brexit’s Toll: Defence Cuts Loom as UK Looks to Reduce Budget Shortfall With the UK’s 10-year military equipment plan under economic pressure, the Ministry of Defence is being forced to decide which capabilities to prioritize and which to potentially lose in order to balance the books due to Brexit’s economic …

Political Report: 11/13/2017

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Agreement Reached, but Overall Spending Levels Remain Uncertain Last week, the House and Senate Armed Services Committees released their agreement on the FY 2018 NDAA. This legislation will pass the House this week and should be signed into law before …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 11.9.17

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week Norway • India • Sweden • UAE • Vietnam • Pakistan • Cyber • Space Norway On November 3, the Norwegian government announced that the first three F-35s were delivered to Ørland Air Base. Norway is purchasing 52 F-35A aircraft as a replacement for its current inventory of F-16s, and …

Political Report: 11/06/2017

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Tax Reform Moves Forward While NDAA Negotiations Continue Tax reform will be the dominant story this week as Republicans in both the House and the Senate look to continue their work on planned tax reform. In the House, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady …

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