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The Weekly Wire: 11.9.15

Saudi Arabia’s $11 billion Multi-Mission Surface Combatant Michael Barber Two weeks ago, the United States Department of State approved the potential sale of four customized Lockheed Martin littoral combat ships (LCS) to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for an estimated $11.25 billion. The Saudi version of the ships, called the Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC), are …

The Weekly Wire: Political Report 11.2.15

By: Matt Vallone Bipartisan Budget Act Boosts Base Defense Spending and Sets the Stage for Fall Appropriations Under the pressure of a looming November deadline, Congress and the White House have agreed to pass legislation that will raise the debt ceiling and set spending levels through the 2016 election. The Bipartisan Budget Act increases discretionary …

The Weekly Wire: Industry Snapshot 10.27.15

In this week’s Industry Snapshot, Avascent Analytics examines Canada’s decision to forego Lockheed Martin’s Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. Avascent Analytics notes that it does not align itself with neither the Liberal nor Conservative political agenda; but rather, strives to calculate the various cost ramifications of Canada’s choice to exit the world’s most expensive military …

The Weekly Wire: Political Report 10.19.15

By: Matt Vallone Avascent Analytics generates data forecasts that enable defense market strategists to seize big opportunities. We derive our data through diligent, internal research and analysis; resulting in unparalleled visibility into customer demand and competitor positioning for numerous defense markets, systems, and platforms. In this week’s special edition of the Weekly Wire, Avascent Analytics visualizes …

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