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Main Story – House Armed Services Committee Boosts Base Defense Budget By Matt Vallone, Senior Analysis Manager Last week, Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) announced that the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) would provide $610 billion in funding for defense....

March 21, 2016 Avascent Analytics at SATELLITE 2016 By: Alix Davie & Taylor Capps Avascent’s aerospace consultants and analysts assembled last week for SATELLITE 2016 at Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. SATELLITE 2016 is a premier satellite communications conference that attracts more than 12,500 attendees and...

Defense Reform Starts in Earnest By: Matt Vallone After budget activities dominated defense conversations in Washington for several weeks, , discussion this week will begin to shift towards policy and the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. Notably, HASC Chairman Mac Thornberry will announce his proposals for...

About Vice Adm. Bill Landay Few people understand international defense markets better than Vice Adm. William E. “Bill” Landay, U.S. Navy (ret.). While serving as director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and helping manage its $400 billion portfolio, he played a leading role in managing...

House out of Session, Senate Budget Outlook is Bleak By: Matt Vallone The House of Representatives is out of session this week while the Senate is trying to wrap up consideration of legislation responding to rising rates of opioid abuse. In addition, the Senate will attempt to...

Avascent Analytics Presents: An Analysis of the FY2017 President’s Budget Request and Its Implications for the Defense Industry On February 12, 2016, Doug Berenson, Avascent’s in-house budget expert and Director of its Analytics division, provided a first look into the FY17 President’s Budget Request for the US...

FY17 Congressional Budget Process at Risk By Matt Vallone, Senior Analysis Manager There’s a lot going on in politics right now, between the passing of influential Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and the hotly contested presidential primary campaigns. However, it’s unclear how all of that will eventually...

The President Introduces the FY2017 Budget By: Matt Vallone This is another busy week for political news. On Tuesday, the White House will reveal the final budget request of the Obama presidency. While the topline numbers for FY2017 have been known since the signing of the Bipartisan...