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  • Business Trends

    November 2023

    Defense Department to Increase Role in M&A Reviews

    By Ross Demain , James O’Connell and Alezeh Rauf
    The Government Accountability Office published a report Oct. 17 titled, “Defense Industrial Base: DoD Needs Better Insight into Risks from Mergers and Acquisitions.”
  • Defense Contracting

    February 2023

    JUST IN: Muddled Process Deterring Small Businesses from Defense Contracts, Study Shows

    Small companies accounted for 23 percent of business conducted with the Defense Department in fiscal year 2022, but the relationship between the department and small firms is fragile, according to a recent industry report.
  • Contracting

    October 2022

    What You Don't Know About Lobbying Does Hurt You

    By Gene Moran
    There are three categories of lobbying in the defense industry: those who lobby; those who lobby but don’t think they lobby; and those who have no real awareness of how lobbying could help them.
  • Business Trends

    August 2022

    Court Protects Closely Guarded Vendor Lists

    By David Rikkers
    Successful companies are investing in efforts to create and maintain effective supply bases that best meet their needs, as well as replace suppliers that do not, creating benefits and reducing costs.
  • Global Defense Market

    July 2021

    ITAR Compliance Crucial for Lower-Tier Suppliers

    By Thomas B. McVey
    Companies that supply products and services that are used in the defense sector increasingly are being asked by their customers whether they are “ITAR compliant” and if they can document this.
  • Business Trends

    July 2021

    Introducing the NDIA Business Institute

    By Hawk  Carlisle
    In national defense, education and training play a key role in determining success or failure. The outcomes of battles and wars often hinge on critical pieces of information, who learns it, who learns it first, and who leverages it first to gain advantage.
  • Defense Department

    February 2021

    Defense Industry Could See Another Wave of Mergers, Acquisitions

    By Jon Harper
    The defense industry could be on the cusp of further consolidation as contractors look to bolster their business portfolios and access to innovation through mergers and acquisitions, analysts say.
  • Defense Contracting

    April 2019

    Survey: More Mergers, Acquisitions to Come

    By Mandy Mayfield
    Professionals in the aerospace, defense and government services sectors are optimistic about the overall economic growth happening within the mergers and acquisitions industry, a new survey found.
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2018

    Strong Military Spending Propels Industry Mergers

    By Vivienne Machi
    Expected boosts in defense spending are encouraging companies to broaden their portfolios through mergers and acquisitions to better provide high-end capabilities to the U.S. military, according to a recent report.
  • Navy News

    April 2018

    Navy to Develop New Enterprise Business System Strategy

    By Yasmin Tadjdeh
    The Navy is planning to overhaul its business practices and develop a new enterprise business system strategy, said the service’s undersecretary April 11.
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