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The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 8.17.17

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week Turkey • India • Greece • Indonesia • Ukraine • Space Turkey On August 9, the Turkish Ministry of National Defence awarded a contract to BMC for 529 tactical wheeled armored vehicles for the Turkish Armed Forces. The contract value is estimated to be $300 million. …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 8.10.17

By Avascent Analytics team Data story – China’s Growth as a Commercial Manufacturer China is increasingly becoming a global player in the commercial space market, with total revenue exceeding $900 million since 2010 for the country’s domestic commercial satellite manufacturing. Click here to check out the interactive data as Avascent Analytics takes a closer look at the …

Data Stories: China’s Growth as a Commercial Manufacturer

By Max Grasso, Market Analyst China is becoming a more active player in the commercial space market. From 2010 through 2017 the country’s total domestic commercial satellite manufacturing revenue was $923.8M. China’s international commercial satellite manufacturing revenue rose from $291.3M in 2010 to $401.3M in 2017. Communication satellites make up the largest share of this …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 8.3.17

By Avascent Analytics team Narrative-Driven Defense Innovation White Paper Future narratives have new relevance as conventional foresight and analysis frequently cannot capture the impact of proliferating defense-applicable civilian technology, newly empowered actors and entities, and profound demographic and societal changes. Companies need new tools because the complexity and pace of the current environment can quickly lead to …

Political Report: 8/1/2017

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis With House in Recess, Senate Looks to Make Progress on Nominations and the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) After an impossibly busy week that featured a major setback for Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, a Twitter announcement of a new White House Chief …

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