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The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 10.11.18

By Avascent Analytics team From the Analysis Desk: Budget Shifts and Force Restructuring Reveal That the US Army Is Ready to Change AUSA 2018, the Association of the United States Army’s annual meeting took place this week in Washington, DC. Ahead of the meeting, Senior Market Analyst Hamilton Cook previewed how the Army’s recent budget announcements signal …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 10.4.18

By Avascent Analytics team Data Stories: Supplier or Buyer Beware? Lessons Learned from Collaborative European Defense Programs European defense collaborations have been on the rise since 2013, with countries looking to international partners to help develop joint capabilities and solidify alliances.  Arguably, France and Germany are at the forefront of many of these collaborative efforts and will …

Data Stories: Supplier or Buyer Beware? Lessons Learned from Collaborative European Defense Programs

By Jessica DiPaolo, Senior Market Analyst European defense collaborations have been on the rise since 2013, with countries looking to international partners to help develop joint capabilities and solidify alliances. These defense collaborations can vary in terms of scope and the number of partners involved. While earlier defense collaborations involved multiple countries, more recent efforts have …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 9.27.18

By Avascent Analytics team Data Stories: Taking Stock on Central and Eastern European Defense Spending and Current Inventories In response to Russian aggression, Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries are rapidly increasing their military spending and focusing on updating and replacing rapidly aging equipment. As they do, the composition of their inventories is shifting from largely ex-Soviet …

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