November 26, 2022

100 Top Defense Firms, More Globalized Supply Chain

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The list of the100 top defense firms around the globe as ranked by FY19 performance looks much like it usually does. But some big changes aren’t yet captured in the rankings. Another report finds the number of foreign companies within the US defense supply chain grew over past decade, complicating efforts to reduce security risks.

DoD Proposes 2019 BRAC

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DoD’s latest attempt to gain congressional support for a BRAC round has the Government Accountability Office, not an independent commission, validate the analysis before Congress makes the final call.

Space Planes, Spy Planes and Supersonic Planes

Lockheed, Boeing and Northrup have designs for NASA’s supersonic plane in 2025 and DARPA has plans for a space plane even sooner.