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Mississippi is no stranger to excellence in supporting our national defense, having earned a strong reputation for our National Guard and vibrant industrial base. Several recent announcements underscore the confidence that our defense leaders have in our National Guard citizen-warriors and our defense ...
It still appears likely to yield a significant boost for the defense industry this year. "Normally, I would say 'cautiously optimistic.' I think we are going to drop the 'cautiously' on this one. We are optimistic," said Dan Stohr, spokesman for the Aerospace Industries Association, which represents more than 300 ...

Chris Williams, chairman of SADIG, said it is crucial for SADIG to continue the impetus and advocacy that it has fostered, to ensure more projects and programs for defence industry development in NSW are delivered. Williams said Commonwealth funding and staff resources of RDA Sydney and the NSW ...
Labor has seized on revelations an employee of a major defence company waited 11 days to formally report losing a 1000-page manual containing draft details of Parliament House's security overhaul, warning that the "seriousness" of the incident "cannot be over-emphasised". BAE Systems Australia ...
Trump's craving for more nukes a 'rip off' that only benefits military industrial complex. Published .... Pentagon contractors are going to make money off producing nuclear weapons," Naiman said, stressing that "parochial interests" of certain military industry players might be behind the overhaul. "We are not ...
She noted that Rood joins the ranks of Mark Esper, Ryan McCarthy, Pat Shanahan and Ellen Lord -- all former defense industry executives now serving in senior DoD positions. "These nominees have the power to significantly influence the profitability of their former employers." Warren said, suggesting ...

Developing a strong, independent and competitive national defense industry is one of Indonesia's 2018 priorities. Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said during her 2018 foreign policy outlook conference earlier this week that the country's economic diplomacy will continue to promote the strategic industry's ...
WASHINGTON: Before we go any further, this story is based on direct observations of what was believed to be the so-called Zuma satellite, as well as a lot of spookily sourced information, most of it from a single source who shall not be identified. First, nobody who doesn't have extremely high clearance ...
Taipei, Jan. 11 (CNA) Taiwan is determined to promote the development of its Indigenous defense industry while at the same time maintaining stable relations with and making major weapons acquisitions from the United States, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Thursday. Last year, President ...
The Refresh document therefore affirms the importance of defence industry to the economy and includes a commitment to take 'earlier and fuller' account of economic value in defence procurement choices. This could open the door for employment, regional development and tax revenue factors to be ...
The Chinese defense budget grew at a CAGR of about 7.3% during 2013-2017, from around US$115 Billion in 2013 to about US$153.9 Billion in 2017. China is the second largest defense spender globally after the US. The country's large military budget is primarily driven by its robust economic growth ...
Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/09/2018 -- market Research Hub's (MRH) latest report addition features a comprehensive study of the defence industry in the UK. UK's defence sector is anticipated to witness a surge in exports as compared to imports. A fall in the currency valuation has impacted imports of defence equipment; ...
Ukraine's Ministry for Economic Development and Trade plans to channel UAH 2.34 billion, or US$83.5 million, into programs for the development of the defense industry in 2018. Photo from UNIAN. This amount is stipulated in the national budget for 2018, which was posted on the Ukrainian parliament's ...
Washington - Whether, and how, Congress comes to an agreement on a massive spending bill to fund the federal government will impact Connecticut in several ways. The short-term bill that kept the federal government from shutting down shortly before Christmas will expire on Jan. 19. But there's no ...
South Korea's defense authorities had an inaugural meeting Tuesday on resetting the arms acquisition sector, which has been dogged by corruption scandals and public criticism over its incompetence, in line with President Moon Jae-in's far-reaching reform drive. Co-chaired by Vice Defense Minister Suh ...
It used to be that the New York Times and the Washington Post competed against each other to be the chief propagandist for the hundred or so top firms who sell to the US federal government -- the 100 top "federal contractors," almost all of which are Pentagon contractors -- mainly these are ...
A new office within the Kremlin-run Military-Industrial Commission will make sure that the anticipated restrictions will not hamper its multibillion-dollar ... "The Military-Industrial Commission board has formed a headquarters to ensure the sustainable development of the defense industry and lasting state ...

A Badger infantry fighting vehicle. The majority of contracts placed by Armscor from the 2017/18 Department of Defence (DoD) and South African National Defence Force (SANDF) budgets went to local industry, with orders of R8 billion going to local companies. This is according to a reply from Minister of ...
A Badger infantry fighting vehicle. The majority of contracts placed by Armscor from the 2017/18 Department of Defence (DoD) and South African National Defence Force (SANDF) budgets went to local industry, with orders of R8 billion going to local companies. This is according to a reply from Minister of ...
Most recently, he's taken over the country's defense industry. This is the second major move illustrating how executive powers are being transferred from the prime minister to the president, following an August decree that attached the National intelligence Organization (MIT) to the president. On Dec.
It is time for my list of 12. Before delving into my proposals for the 2018 list, let's summarize the companies that were selected and discussed in my Jan. 8, 2017, column. The first two selections were General Dynamics (GD) and Goldman Sachs (GS). The former was selected to take advantage of increased ...
Mapisa-Nqakula stated that Defence Industrial Participation (DIP) obligations have helped transfer technology to the South African defence industry and facilitated the export of South African defence industry products. "The execution of DIP programs at SADI companies has resulted in significant export ...
Maj. Gen. Attiya bin Saleh Al-Maliki speaks during a press conference in Riyadh on Wednesday. Related Articles. Saudi Arabian Military Industries announces new CEO and board · French giant Thales lends support for Saudi military industry · Saudi Arabia launches national defense company. RIYADH: In ...
Last month, the bank's founder, Mikhail Fridman, whose net worth is estimated at $16.2 billion by Forbes, told the magazine that Alfa-Bank was cutting ties with the Russia's defense industry, saying, "What can we do?" Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who oversees Russia's defense industry, offered ...
This is the second op-ed we've run by serving army officials about how and why the service should be restructured so it can build its next generation of weapons and do it effectively. The Army, not known for going public with its internal (sometimes religious) debates, appears to understand that after getting ...
How the military-industrial complex Hurts Service Member Safety. the Pentagon's spending priorities are upside-down, and it's putting our national security at risk. By Ross Marchand • January 4, 2018 ...
Moscow, December 25. /TASS/. A Moscow court has sentenced a department boss from Oboronservis, a company affiliated to the Russian Defense Ministry, to six years in prison and a 900,000-ruble fine ($15,516) for embezzling over 230 million rubles ($3.965 million) from the Defense Ministry, the Chief ...
In the future, the American defense establishment's engagement with the private sector will vary with the mission. The arms-length procurement requirements of a dedicated industrial base for big-ticket weapon systems are different from the requirements of frenetically paced software development through ...
The defence industry outlook is also positive, with military expenditures forecasted to grow about 5% and "maybe higher" depending on US Congress and White House decisions. For Moody's, defence contractors are also likely to "continue to face pressure to accept more of the risk on contracts" due to ...
Born in the exigent days of World War II, when whoever could make a needed part quickly was given a government contract, today's military-industrial complex is a nationwide network of defense industry parts suppliers. No congressman would ever vote against the Defense Department's $600 billion-plus ...
Eisenhower warned us of the expansive power of the military-industrial complex and how it will one day be used as a weapon, and we have not heeded his advice and allowed the military to dominate almost every major political decision in the United States. It is also important to look back on, arguably, the ...
In his farewell address, he warned of what he thought was the greatest threat to the country and the world at large: The military-industrial complex. ... The mere existence of a defense industry isn't cause for alarm, but when the success of that industry in measured by the frequency of war, things start to get ...
In this video, Medea Benjamin, the co-founder of CODEPINK, author and activist, talks about the military industrial complex - it's history and the cultural role it plays in our society. In addition, Benjamin surfaces the effects that the military industrial complex has on our democracy and security and whether ...
The Turkish defense industry is set to carry out comprehensive armored vehicle sales to Qatar. Within the scope of the contract signed by Turkish defense industry firm Nurol Makina Sanayi (NMS) to satisfy the needs of the Qatar armed forces, hundreds of armored vehicles as well as many defense industry ...
The right wing Neo Cons and their adversaries running Trump are still delighted to get what they all want: A total Military Industrial Empire. We know, from when Eisenhower warned us in January of 1961, that this has always been a Military Industrial Empire. Now , however, it is one that is on steroids!
The Sunday Matinee takes a look at a classic or beloved film each weekend. This week, Art Director Cap Blackard is joined by legendary film director Barry Levinson to examine one of the most tragically overlooked films of the 90s. It was Christmas, 1992. Shopping malls were still beacons for holiday ...
If a government shutdown happens, military and civilian workers at the Department of Defense could end up going without a paycheck. analysts say a prolonged shutdown could hit defense contractors and other businesses that rely on the Pentagon for revenue and lead to furloughs. The current continuing ...
WASHINGTON: Can the Christmas holidays come quickly enough? Republicans, hungry for their first major legislative accomplishment since the 2016 elections, are focused above and beyond all else on changes to tax law, leaving a dangerous vacuum into which a shutdown could fall. Last week, the top ...
WASHINGTON: Congress should strike a budget deal to fund the federal government for at least two years, the Secretary of the navy said today. The armed forces and defense industry need at least 24 months of predictable, stable funding so they can make investments and operate efficiently, Richard ...
Beijing -- China will allow more private capital in the shares of military enterprises to deepen military-civilian integration, according to a guideline issued by the State Council. The guideline proposes that China should enhance the sharing of military and civilian resources, and step up the integration of ...
The military-industrial complex has loomed over America ever since President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of its growing influence during his prescient farewell ... To secure their share of this grandiloquent banquet, the defense industry's Lobbyists stampede Capitol Hill like well-heeled wildebeest, each ...
Fifty-six years ago, in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned, in a valedictory radio address to the American people, that the sheer gravitational pull of mighty armed forces and a vast arms industry will exert "unwarranted influence ... whether sought or unsought," unless constrained by "an alert and ...
Defence and aerospace companies will have to make "worst-case scenario" investment decisions unless Britain and the European Union strike a transition deal soon, the sector has warned. Trade body ADS said that companies need to retain the UK's rights as a member state for at least two years from ...
Yıldırım said that the past 15 years have seen expansive growth in the defense industry as the country has engaged in an endeavor to increase the share of domestic production in warfare technologies and equipment. Yıldırım said that the national defense industry has achieved 65 percent in domestic ...
CAPITOL HILL: To prevent a government shutdown Dec. 8th, Congress looks likely to pass a stopgap spending bill called a Continuing Resolution. But yet another CR, rather than a proper budget, would do unacceptable damage to the military, defense hawks say. So lawmakers in both chambers are ...
The military-industrial complex has loomed over America ever since President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of its growing influence during his prescient farewell ... To secure their share of this grandiloquent banquet, the defense industry's Lobbyists stampede Capitol Hill like well-heeled wildebeest, each ...
... Queens) will organize an "Aerospace and defense industry Supply Conference" aimed at helping this critical industry on Long Island grow and remain competitive. The event will bring international prime contractors from the aerospace and defense industry together with the local cluster of aerospace and ...
Pakistan, Azerbaijan and Turkey can establish a joint military-industrial complex, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said. ... In his turn, Mammadyarov said that Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Turkey closely cooperate in the defense industry in a bilateral format and stressed the need for a ...
HTF MI added a new research study in its database with title 'Future of the German defense industry - market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2022' that includes detailed analysis, Competitive landscape, forecast and strategies. The study covers geographic analysis that includes ...
WASHINGTON: After two decades of decline, American electronic warfare is recovering, but not fast enough, says general-turned-congressman Rep. Don Bacon. What the military needs to do, Bacon said is to elevate the electromagnetic spectrum to an official domain of warfare -- alongside land, sea, air, ...


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