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Political Report: 3/19/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Government Funding Runs Out Friday, but a Shutdown is Unlikely On Friday the current continuing resolution runs out and Congress should, emphasis on should, pass an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the government through the remaining six months of FY 2018. However, Congressional leadership fights …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.15.18

By Avascent Analytics team Innovations in Space: Startups vs Status Quo, GEO Comms, Data Analysis, and Fresh Investment One of the largest global satellite technology events, SATELLITE2018, took place in DC this week. Ahead of the conference, August Cole sat down with Andrew Penn and Bret Perry to discuss how the leading innovations coming from “New Space” …

Political Report: 3/12/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Pentagon Likely to Receive Flexibility on O&M Spending in FY 2018 Omnibus As Congress continues to work on drafting FY 2018 appropriations, it appears increasingly likely that the Department of Defense will be given more flexibility to spend O&M dollars. Due to the limited time …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.7.18

By Avascent Analytics team The Avascent Analytics team is hard at work this week refreshing the Global Platform and Systems (GPS) database with updated FY19 defense budget figures for the US dataset. The International Updates will resume next week. In the meantime, we put forth a preliminary look at the FY19 budget in late February and how it compared …

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