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050 Wire is the official blog of Avascent Analytics, serving to inform clients and the public about general updates to the content and structure of our products, and to share with the broader community of defense analysis practitioners the insights that Avascent Analytics can provide into worldwide defense trends. You can sign up to the mailing lists of the Weekly Wire and Political Reports via the forms and follow us on Twitter @Avascent050.

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Political Report: 6/26/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research and Analysis Main Story: Appropriations Pass the House, While the Senate Works on NDAA While Congress and the White House continue to fight over topline funding levels, the House and Senate are slowly working through this year’s defense authorization and appropriations bills. This week will see more of the …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.21.19

By Avascent Analytics team 2019 Paris Airshow Preview Podcast Ahead of the 2019 Paris Airshow, Avascent aerospace experts from both sides of the Atlantic sat down to discuss what they’re expecting to see at Le Bourget. Beginning with initial reactions to the UTC-Raytheon merger, the team also discuss the competition in the regional and business jet space, …

Political Report: 6/18/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research and Analysis Main Story: Defense Bills Make Progress but Lack of Budget Deal Looms Last week, the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) passed its version of the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This week, the full Senate will begin to debate on the Senate Armed Services Committee …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 6.14.19

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week New Zealand • Turkey • Brazil • Japan New Zealand On June 11, New Zealand selected the C-130J Super Hercules to replace its aging fleet of C-130H aircraft as part of its Defence Capability Plan worth more than $1 billion. According to the plan, “Preserving the …

The New Duopoly Infographic

The New Duopoly Infographic: The Fight for Scale Creates a New Tier of Aerospace Giants By Jay Carmel and Logan Slone The commercial aerospace landscape has undergone notable transformation since 2017, and a New Duopoly of diversified aerospace giants has appeared right at the feet of Boeing and Airbus. UTC and Safran’s acquisitions of Rockwell …

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