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Political Report: 4/9/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: The Budget Fight May Come Back and Other Problems Facing Congress this Spring After a two-week Easter break, Congress is back in town, with both chambers looking to make progress on an ever-growing set of legislative priorities. At the same time, news leaked that the …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 4.6.18

By Avascent Analytics team AVASCENT WHITE PAPER – Getting Ahead of the Curve: Operational Insights at the Dawn of the Fifth-Gen Fighter Era Amid all the fanfare around the arrival of fifth-generation fighters in US and allied air forces, it is a mistake to overlook the technological, cultural, operational, and defense industrial disruption these jets will cause …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.30.18

By Avascent Analytics team Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018: Defense Hawks vs. Deficit Hawks The signing of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 last month ended nearly a decade of fiscal austerity, with the aerospace and defense sectors now expecting a run-up in defense outlays during the coming years. Defense hawks as well as Democrats now have …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.22.18

By Avascent Analytics team Avascent Analytics Review – Defense Spending Prospects Look Good in the Next Few Years, but Will Face Long-Term Problems In the recently-released FY 2019 Future Years Defense Plan (FYDP), the Department of Defense (DoD) has projected rapid near-term expansion of spending, an increase of just under 11% from FY 2017 to FY 2018 and …

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