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Political Report: 7/17/2017

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Congressional Budget Process Update There has been a flurry of defense budget activity over the last few weeks. While health care and the ongoing Trump-Russia imbroglio have received all the headlines, Congress has moved forward with both National Defense Authorization Acts (NDAA), and the House …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 7.13.17

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week Norway • UK • Poland • Brazil • Germany • Space Norway On June 29, Norway officially agreed to jointly acquire and operate up to eleven Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transports with Germany, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. The deal could be worth as much as $1.2 billion for all …

Political Report: 7/10/2017

By Shane Mason, Senior Market Analyst NDAA Hits the House, Crucial Week in the Senate for ACA Congress returns from the July 4th recess this week. The Senate will redouble efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it with a version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). Passing the BCRA before …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 7.6.17

By Avascent Analytics team Read Our Latest Avascent First Person Interview: Gareth Evans on A&D Market Opportunities Gareth Evans, Senior Advisor to Avascent London, speaks with August Cole on the ebbs and flows of the commercial Aerospace and Defense markets. Listen to Our New Podcast: Paris Airshow Highlights Senior Associate Jay Carmel and Avascent Europe lead Joe …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.28.17

By Avascent Analytics team Check out Our New Infographic! Entering a New Era: Nine Technologies to Revolutionize Aerospace, Defense & Security By Josh Pavluk, August Cole An array of emerging technologies, from quantum computing to augmented reality to machine learning, will revolutionize the aerospace, defense and security sectors, portending profound internal impact as well as transformed markets and …

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