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Recent Posts

Data Stories: Spotlight Shifts to IFVs (Part 2)

By Ben Goodlad, Analysis Manager Based on data taken from Avascent Analytics Inventory Forecast, which provides platform inventory data from 2012 to 2028 for 61 countries globally, Analysis Manager Ben Goodlad examines changes in the Armoured Personnel Carrier and Infantry Fighting Vehicle inventories for 24 countries in Europe. To read Part 1 of this Data Story …

Data Stories: European Wheeled APCs on the Rise (Part 1)

By Ben Goodlad, Analysis Manager Based on data taken from Avascent Analytics Inventory Forecast, which provides platform inventory data from 2012 to 2028 for 61 countries globally, Analysis Manager Ben Goodlad examines changes in the Armoured Personnel Carrier and Infantry Fighting Vehicle inventories for 24 countries in Europe. Europe’s armoured vehicle inventories are undergoing a significant change …

Political Report: 6/11/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research and Analysis Main Story: FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act to be Debated in the Senate Congress continues to move forward on defense legislation this week, with both the House and the Senate taking up defense bills for FY 2019. After overcoming objections from Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Mike …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.8.18

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week India • Turkey • Chile • Pakistan • Italy India MBDA has blocked the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) plans to integrate the Meteor air-to-air missiles onto additional IAF platforms. The move, likely driven by significant concerns over competing firms and adversaries having access to IP on the world’s most …

Political Report: 6/5/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story – Appropriations Process Gets Underway in the House while the Senate begins debate on the NDAA After several busy weeks of defense activity, this week the Congressional appropriations process should get underway, as the House of Representatives is scheduled to take up and pass a …

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