Defense Supply Chain Analysis

Nov 17, 2020
The opportunity for other areas of the economy to grow are more numerous as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 12, 2020
Germany is the first Eurofighter partner nation to top up its orders; Spain will follow in 2021.
Nov 03, 2020
Fallout from commercial aviation business lost could eliminate businesses, create opportunities.
Oct 30, 2020
M&A activity among major A&D players is picking up again, but this time they are shedding assets or tacking on specialties.
Oct 30, 2020
Why Honeywell Aerospace’s chief sees a bright future for the industry despite today’s COVID-19 woes.
Nov 17, 2020
Additive manufacturing machine maker 3D Systems said it is on the verge of finishing one of the world’s largest, fastest most precise powder metal 3D printers for U.S. Army Research Laboratory use toward long-range munitions, helicopters, air and missile defenses.
Nov 05, 2020
The new chief executive of Kaman, which recently downsized to focus on aerospace and defense, expects to pursue mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and to implement a new business operating system to squeeze higher margins out of the supplier’s operations.
Oct 30, 2020
The contract with a $700 million ceiling value could result in orders for up to 2.906 ACES 5 ejection seats over the next decade, beginning with a task order to replace the ACES 2 seats in the Boeing F-15 fleet. 
Oct 29, 2020
The San Diego-based company announced winning a contract on October 29 for a program that provides professional services for U.S. federal agencies.
Oct 29, 2020
AE Industrial Partners, a private equity firm with an aerospace and defense focus, is growing its military space business with a new acquisition that serves the Pentagon’s desire to tap into small-form, new-space developments.
Oct 28, 2020
As DARPA transitions software tool kits designed to reconfigure battlefield networks on the fly, the military needs a new pool of contractors that can provide information technology services in a combat support role.
Oct 28, 2020
The Air Force has previously confirmed that the Common Mission Control Center (CMCC) at Beale can operate Northrop Grumman RQ-4 UAS, and Aviation Week has reported that it also operates a secret, stealthy, Northrop-designed UAS commonly called the RQ-180.
Oct 22, 2020
The ODIN Base Kit (OBK)—comprised of two transportable cases weighing less than 70 lb. each—replaces an 800-lb. server rack of the Lockheed Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS).