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The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 2.28.19

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week Australia • US • Turkey • Sweden Australia The Avalon 2019 Australian International Aerospace and Defence Exposition is in full swing. Announcements have demonstrated Australian industry partnerships with foreign firms, as well as the Australian Department of Defence’s (DoD) expanding relationships with Australian …

Political Report: 2/26/2019

By Shane Mason, Senior Market Analyst Main Story: Congress Back at Work, Holding Hearings on Defense Congress returned from the President’s Day recess to a full schedule of defense-related hearings. Topics include readiness of the Navy’s surface fleet, cybersecurity and information assurance at the Pentagon, and a closed briefing on the B-21 Raider. Two SASC …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 2.15.19

By Avascent Analytics team Artificial Intelligence, Real Impact: How Canada can leverage domestic excellence in AI Avascent’s newest white paper examines Canada’s current Artificial Intelligence innovation infrastructure, challenges for industry engagement with government, and opportunities for the Canadian government to leverage AI across a variety of functions and services. Click here to read the white paper. A …

Political Report: 2/13/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Congress Agrees to Spending Deal while Administration’s FY20 Request Roils Waters Early Tuesday, February 12th, Congressional leaders announced that they had reached an agreement on a spending deal that would avoid a shutdown when the current continuing resolution expires on Friday, February 15th. However, the …

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