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The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.29.19

By Avascent Analytics team A quick look at the biggest stories of the week US • India • UK US On March 26, the US Air Force (USAF) released its unfunded priorities list to Congress, with additional F-35s, KC-46s, and funding for M-code technology at the top of its list. In the FY20 President’s Budget Request, USAF …

Political Report: 3/27/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research and Analysis Main Story: The Pentagon Heads to the Hill Congress returns to session this week with a packed schedule for the Department of Defense. With the release of full budget materials last week, DoD has multiple appearances in front of HASC, SASC, HAC-D and SAC-D. Following the release …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.22.19

By Avascent Analytics team FY20 Budget Review Following the rollout of the FY20 budget last week, Avascent’s Hamilton Cook sat down with Doug Berenson and Matt Vallone to discuss their reactions to the budget, what surprised them, and which elements of the budget met their expectations. The trio also take a deep dive into the budget breakdown …

The Weekly Wire: For Your Situational Awareness 3.15.19

By Avascent Analytics team An in-depth look at the US Defense Budget By Hamilton Cook, Research Associate On Tuesday, March 12, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of Defense released the initial outlines of the 2020 President’s Budget Request, and Avascent Analytics has spent the last few days reviewing the FY20 materials to …

Political Report: 3/13/2019

By Matt Vallone, Director of Research and Analysis Main Story: Trump Administration’s FY2020 Budget Kicks Off a Tumultuous Fiscal Year This week, the Trump administration released its FY2020 budget request. While the full justification material for the Department of Defense’s Future Year’s Defense Program (FYDP) will not be released until next week, the material provided …

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