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Political Report: 9/11/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Only Seven Days Left in the House Before the End of Fiscal Year 2018 Both the House and the Senate are in session this week, and while the Senate will likely see more action on Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the main focus for …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 9.7.18

By Avascent Analytics team MSPO Preview: Central and Eastern Europe Defence Spending Trends The 26th International Defense Industry Exhibition – or MSPO – took place this week in Kielce, Poland. In preparation for the event, Warsaw-based consulting associate Dr. Dominik Kimla examined Central and Eastern Europe’s defense markets – one of the fastest growing markets in the …

Political Report: 9/5/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Supreme Court Hearings to Get Headlines, but Funding Deadline Looms Most of the attention this week will be rightfully focused on the Senate Judiciary Committee, where Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh will be grilled by Republicans and Democrats. However, absent some type of spectacular …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 8.30.18

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week India • Australia • Romania • France India On August 25, India’s defense ministry approved $6.5 billion worth of defense deals, two of which address long-standing requirements for naval helicopters. New Delhi approved the procurement of 111 Naval Utility Helicopters (NUH) worth $2.9 billion, …

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