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"Wright-Patt is probably the only base in the entire Air Force where every single skill and competency relevant to the F-35 is already resident," said Loren B. Thompson, a senior defense analyst with the Virginia-based Lexington Institute and a defense industry consultant. RELATED: Spending plan could give boost ... musicians army
Wright-Patterson could add 400 jobs if Air Force leaders are persuaded by Ohio's congressional delegation to locate a F-35 stealth fighter office to the Miami Valley base. The Defense Department and the Air Force have not said how many bases are in contention for the F-35 Product Hybrid ...

"Wright-Patt is probably the only base in the entire Air Force where every single skill and competency relevant to the F-35 is already resident," said Loren B. Thompson, a senior defense analyst with the Virginia-based Lexington Institute and a defense industry consultant. RELATED: Spending plan could give boost ... Indiana
Loren Thompson, a military analyst at the Lexington Institute and a defense industry consultant, said intercepting the new missiles would be an "unlikely feat" by the Russians or Syrians. The extended-range version can travel 575 miles, compared with 230 miles on the older missile, Thompson said. Syria
"Anybody who has flown on an airline recently can see that the civilian air traffic system is operating at close to capacity, so there is a lot of demand for pilots," said Loren B. Thompson, a senior defense analyst with the Lexington Institute in Arlington, Va. "The airlines have traditionally recruited many of ...

Dr. Theodore Karasik is currently a Senior Advisor to Gulf State Analytics and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Lexington Institute, both located in Washington, DC ... A former analyst for a US military contractor in Afghanistan, she has also served as communications director at the American Islamic Congress. Middle East Strategy
It's not clear yet what Wright-Patt will receive in the budget, but analysts say the base's major employers -- the Air Force Material Command, the Air Force ... and in the surrounding community," said Loren B. Thompson, a senior defense analyst with the Lexington Institute and a defense industry consultant.
“For the Air Force, the higher level of spending in the budget bill offers an opportunity to fix nagging readiness problems while moving forward with long delayed plans to replace Cold War aircraft,” Loren B. Thompson, a senior defense analyst with the Virginia-based Lexington Institute and a defense industry consultant, said ...
Other analysts have said the current push for hypersonics could be an attempt to discourage other countries from considering hypersonic missile attacks. ... 2035 if the research “comes to fruition in real weapons programs,” said Loren Thompson, an aerospace analyst with the Lexington Institute think tank, ...
In explaining the flood of funding that enables a company such as Lockheed to reap $35 billion per year in government dollars, defense analyst Richard Aboulafia of the Teal Group noted that “diplomacy is out; air strikes ... His think tank, the Lexington Institute, also gets contributions from the arms industry.
Bath Iron Works, the state's largest consumer of both metals, is required to buy from U.S. sources for its Defense Department work, and costs will definitely increase, said defense analyst Loren Thompson, chief operating officer of the Lexington Institute in Arlington, Virginia, but not in a way that is likely to ...
"It's not that other people can't make [the parts being sold under the contract awarded Wednesday], but United Technologies holds patents that mean others are not allowed to make them," said Loren Thompson, an aerospace analyst with the nonprofit Lexington Institute, which gets some funding from ... DOD
Russia's still touting Turkey buying its S-400 air-defense system for more than $2 billion, but analysts are growing skeptical the deal will happen. ... "Don't be surprised if that deal for the S-400 system never actually sees the full light of day," said Richard Safran, a defense analyst at Buckingham Research in ... DOD
In a call with analysts Monday morning, Northrop Chief Executive Wes Bush described Orbital's capabilities as "very complementary. ... would be used to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles, and liquid-fuel rocket engines, said Loren Thompson, aerospace analyst at the Lexington Institute think tank. DOD
Analysts told Defense News that the merger is probably motivated by hopes of growing the companies' commercial business — particularly in the ... a need to balance their portfolios in the same way that the first company did,” said Loren Thompson, a Lexington Institute analyst with close ties to industry. DOD

Other analysts have said the push for hypersonics could be an attempt to discourage other countries from considering hypersonic missile attacks. ... and 2035 if the research “comes to fruition in real weapons programs,” said Loren Thompson, an aerospace analyst with the Lexington Institute think tank, ... DOD
"It's not that other people can't make [the parts being sold under the contract awarded Wednesday], but United Technologies holds patents that mean others are not allowed to make them," said Loren Thompson, an aerospace analyst with the nonprofit Lexington Institute, which gets some funding from ... DOD
Other analysts have said the current push for hypersonics could be an attempt to discourage other countries from considering hypersonic missile attacks. ... 2035 if the research “comes to fruition in real weapons programs,” said Loren Thompson, an aerospace analyst with the Lexington Institute think tank, ... DOD
The increase may be short lived because of the mounting national debt, said Loren Thompson, a defense industry consultant and an analyst at the Lexington Institute. Trump's proposal now goes to Congress, which is likely to adjust some specifics. The request includes $7.77 billion in upgrades to US ... DOD
Industry analysts are talking about rising profitability for years to come as UTC coasts along booming airline sales and military spending. “It's no longer an uncertainty,” Loren Thompson, chief operating officer of the Lexington Institute, a limited government think tank in Arlington, Va., said of UTC's engine. DOD
Analysts such as Loren Thompson of the Arlington, Virginia- based Lexington Institute say the Pentagon's shifting focus may have “negative ... an analyst with Gartner Inc. “Many tech companies also got their start due to early DoD-U.S. government investments via grants or joint development projects.”. DOD
“ULA no longer has a monopoly in national security space launches and near-term demand for such launches is expected to soften, so commercial payloads have become more important to the bottom line,” said industry consultant Loren Thompson of the Lexington Institute. “Without at least two commercial ... DOD
As well as a space rocket company, Musk also heads up a company that makes electric and driverless cars called Tesla. It could majorly affect the future business prospects of the company SpaceX associated with the defense, explained the defense analyst at the Lexington Institute, Loren Thompson. DOD
Hewson's tenure as chief executive is encapsulated in those two poles, analysts say. ... In this 2015 Hewson profile, Teal Group analyst Richard Aboulafia was critical of Hewson's "commercial sensitivity" — Lockheed's competitors did a better job stimulating market demand by keeping costs low, he said. DOD
The loss, if it was determined to be a failure of SpaceX hardware, could be a “real threat” to the company's future defense business, said Loren Thompson, defense analyst at the Lexington Institute.Reports began to trickle in Monday afternoon that Zuma, which was said to be worth more than $1 billion, may ... DOD
The loss, if it was determined to be a failure of SpaceX hardware, could be a “real threat” to the company's future defense business, said Loren Thompson, defense analyst at the Lexington Institute. Reports began to trickle in Monday afternoon that Zuma, which was said to be worth more than $1 billion, may ... DOD
The loss, if it was determined to be a failure of SpaceX hardware, could be a “real threat” to the company's future defense business, said Loren Thompson, defense analyst at the Lexington Institute. .... 3:10 p.m.: This article was updated with comments from analysts Loren Thompson and Marco Caceres. DOD
There are signs that submarine missile program is expanding as it prepares its second test, adding to the risk that the nuclear-armed country could one day threaten the U.S. or its Asian allies with yet another powerful weapon in its arsenal. Experts suggest North Korea having fully submersible submarines ... DOD
... cap spending at the prior fiscal year's level, create unpredictability and uncertainty and waste money until a final defense budget is funded, analysts said. ... to needs in a timely fashion,” said Loren B. Thompson, a senior analyst with Virginia-based Lexington Institute and a defense industry consultant. DOD
“The Air Force leaders believe that by networking together sensors and weapons, they can get a much more potent Air Force than by simply focusing on airplanes alone,” said Loren Thompson, military analyst at the Lexington Institute. “Space provides a unique vantage point from which to observe things ... DOD
Theodore Karasik is a senior advisor to Gulf State Analytics and an adjunct senior fellow at the Lexington Institute. .... very sophisticated and well-established SWFs that generally make investments solely on the merits and have excellent internal analysts and deal-making teams to vet and complete deals. DOD
“The Air Force leaders believe that by networking together sensors and weapons, they can get a much more potent Air Force than by simply focusing on airplanes alone,” said Loren Thompson, military analyst at the Lexington Institute. “Space provides a unique vantage point from which to observe things ... DOD
Loren Thompson is a defense analyst at the Lexington Institute in Virginia. He says the “Navy has decided that speed is less important than having a warship with sufficient weapons to defend itself.” The Navy wants 20 of the new ships. It does not want them to be costly. It has directed shipbuilders to use an ... DOD
The contact is valued at $26.2M, but analysts say the potential market opportunity for such airborne weapon systems in the future could become much more ... every case," says Daniel Goure, a defense analyst and senior VP of the Lexington Institute, in explaining the potential advantages of laser weapons. DOD
Russia's still touting Turkey buying its S-400 air-defense system for more than $2 billion, but analysts are growing skeptical the deal will happen. ... "Don't be surprised if that deal for the S-400 system never actually sees the full light of day," said Richard Safran, a defense analyst at Buckingham Research in ... DOD
In a call with analysts Monday morning, Northrop Chief Executive Wes Bush described Orbital's capabilities as "very complementary. ... would be used to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles, and liquid-fuel rocket engines, said Loren Thompson, aerospace analyst at the Lexington Institute think tank. DOD
“I think that the impact of this combination will ripple through the entire aerospace supply chain in Southern California,” said Loren Thompson, aerospace analyst at the Lexington Institute think tank, which receives funding from UTC and Rockwell Collins. Analysts said the deal is unlikely to be challenged by ... DOD
Analysts told Defense News that the merger is probably motivated by hopes of growing the companies' commercial business — particularly in the ... a need to balance their portfolios in the same way that the first company did,” said Loren Thompson, a Lexington Institute analyst with close ties to industry. DOD
"For UTC, the deal would fill out a portfolio of aerospace capabilities that can be applied to both the commercial and military segments of the market, " said Loren Thompson, an aerospace analyst with the Lexington Institute, an Arlington, Va.-based public policy research center focused on the defense ... DOD
A spate of accidents involving the Navy's Pacific Fleet, including two deadly collisions in just over two months, are likely the result of human error, not mechanical malfunction, analysts and former Navy officers say. The intense tempo of operations and long deployments at sea could mean crews are not ... DOD
A spate of accidents involving the Navy's Pacific Fleet, including two deadly collisions in just over two months, are likely the result of human error, not mechanical malfunction, analysts and former Navy officers say. The intense tempo of operations and long deployments at sea could mean crews are not ... DOD
Analysts say, however, there's probably not enough votes to amend the Budget Control Act limitations. ... increase spending on missile defense because the government at present spends so little on it," said Loren Thompson, a defense industry consultant and chief operating officer of the Lexington Institute, ... DOD
Loren Thompson, a defense analyst for the nonprofit Lexington Institute, said the short-term continuing budget resolutions Congress has cobbled together to ... While analysts consistently echo the BIW slogan, “Bath built is best built,” Bath built can be expensive, given the scale of the shipyard, the cold, the ... DOD
... ride for Boeing in St. Louis,” said Loren Thompson, chief operating officer of the Lexington Institute, a Washington-area think tank on security issues. ... this month didn't do anything about the military spending caps beyond fiscal 2019, said Richard Aboulafia, a military aircraft analyst for the Teal Group. DOD
The loss, if it was determined to be a failure of SpaceX hardware, could be a “real threat” to the company's future defense business, said Loren Thompson, defense analyst at the Lexington Institute. Reports began to trickle in Monday afternoon that Zuma, which was said to be worth more than $1 billion, may ... DOD
However, a wave of worst-case scenarios leaked by or promoted by intelligence analysts and eagerly backed by industry propaganda made that missile gap part of the everyday news of the time. Such fears .... Then there is the Lexington Institute, the think tank that never met a weapons system it didn't like. DOD
The F-16 was a reaction to the high cost and significant problems with previous fighters, said Loren Thompson, a defense analyst with the Lexington Institute. General Dynamics eventually won a five-company dogfight to build a fourth-generation fighter for the Pentagon. "It turned aircraft development in a ... DOD
... force down,” said Loren B. Thompson, a senior defense analyst with the Virginia-based Lexington Institute and a defense industry consultant. DOD


 

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