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  • Defense Department

    February 2021

    Defense Industry Could See Another Wave of Mergers, Acquisitions

    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

    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

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

    March 2018

    Export Control Reform at Risk of Reversals

    A combination of a volatile White House, new leadership at the State Department and concerns in Congress that China is after the jewels of U.S. technology may reverse the last eight years of reforms to the U.S. export control regime.
  • Defense Contracting

    March 2018

    Getting ‘Left of Boom’ on Sexual Misconduct

    By Rachel A. McCaffrey
    The defense community must tackle the threats sexual assault and harassment pose in the same way it attacked the threats posed by improvised explosive devices, by targeting the threat prior to an explosion. We need to get left of boom.
  • Cybersecurity

    December 2017

    Businesses Ill Prepared For Rise in Cyber Attacks

    By Vivienne Machi
    Despite the increasing awareness of cybersecurity threats and the proliferation of malware, many companies remain unprepared to deal with such an intrusion, information technology leaders said.
  • Maritime Security

    December 2017

    Analysts Explore Aircraft Carrier Alternatives

    The Pentagon could save money by jettisoning plans for future Ford-class aircraft carriers and pursuing alternatives. But doing so would require capability tradeoffs and a reconsideration of operating concepts, analysts said.
  • Training and Simulation

    April 2017

    Industry, Academia Partner on Virtual Reality

    By Vivienne Machi
    Lockheed Martin is collaborating with Brigham Young University engineering students in an effort to develop next-generation aerospace and defense solutions using video game technology.
  • Defense Contracting

    April 2017

    Defense Analysts Anticipate Little Impact From Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Executive Order

    President Donald Trump issued an executive order April 18 ordering federal agencies to purchase American-made products to the maximum extent possible, and review their contracting policies and processes in this regard. But analysts expect the directive to have limited impact on Pentagon acquisitions and the defense industrial base.
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