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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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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 …

Political Report: 3/6/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: FY 2019 Spending Discussion Moves to the Hill This week discussion on FY 2019 spending moves from the President’s Budget Request to the Hill as authorizing and appropriating committees start to meet with representatives from the Department of Defense regarding FY 2019 spending. In the …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.1.18

By Avascent Analytics team Avascent & AIA Report – Think Bigger: Large Unmanned Systems and the Next Major Shift in Aviation The rise of unmanned aircraft is steadily changing U.S. business, society and government and the next 20 years will be even more consequential as larger and larger autonomous aircraft fill the skies. This report, co-authored by Avascent …

Political Report: 2/26/2018

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis Main Story: Short Term Promise & Near-Term Peril This week should be a quiet one in Congress as the House of Representatives is in session for one day, recessing early to allow the body of Billy Graham to lay in state in the Capitol rotunda, and the …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 2.22.18

By Avascent Analytics team Fighting the Opioid Epidemic: What’s in the FY19 Budget? By Rachel Jenkins and Stephanie Stahl Now that the FY19 Department of Health and Human Services budget has been released, check out our podcast that examines where funding is most likely to flow to help fight the opioid epidemic, what this means for firms …

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