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Tidbit Thursday! MILSPRAY's eXV-1 Featured on Defence Industry Reports Website

The eXV-1, MILSPRAY’s ultralight, all terrain, ballistically protected, electric-hybrid stealth utility vehicle is featured on Defence Industry Reports Website. View the release here!

Defence Industry Reports, based in the United Kingdom, is the leading specialist of combined online research and networking resource for senior military and defense industry professionals. 149 more words

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For Preventing the Littoral Combat Ships from Being a Burden to the Country and For Making Them Useful To the Naval Service

It is a sad thing for those Sailors who served on Littoral Combat Ships when they hear news of yet another engineering casualty on a newly commissioned ship. 2,769 more words


Russians in the Top 100

Defense News has released its list of the world’s Top 100 defense companies for 2015.  By its methodology, it put seven Russian firms on the list for 2015.   177 more words

Defense Industry

Tough Times at UVZ

Maybe Russia’s economy is muddling through its downturn.  But for some major enterprises, the situation seems somewhat worse.  Tank and railcar maker Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) is a case in point. 483 more words

Defense Industry

Strange Headline: Erdogan Threatens To Abandon US Dollar In Trade With Russia

from Zero Hedge: 

Turkey’s Gunes newspaper, which said that as part of the discussion between Putin and Erdogan on Tuesday, the Turkish president suggested to abandon the US dollar in bilateral trade between Turkey and Russia, and instead to transact directly in lira and rubles… 963 more words

World At War

This Defense Contractor Is Seeing a Considerable Rise in Earnings

BAE Systems , the world’s third-largest defense contractor by revenue, reported slightly higher half-year earnings and said it was on track to meet its forecast for 2016 earnings to rise by between 5% and 10%, according to Reuters. 145 more words


There’s No Business Like the Arms Business, by William D. Hartung

The size and reach of the US military contractors is enormous, and most Americans are currently unaware of it. They are also unaware of its outsize influence on Washington and its policies. 505 more words

Foreign Policy