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Defense Industry UFOs on the Home Front!

Bayard & Holmes

~ Jay Holmes

With so many deadly conflicts brewing around the globe, it’s easy to lose sight of less spectacular defense news at home. 818 more words


How U.S. Companies Profit From War

The United States exports more weapons than any other nation – which means American companies profit from other countries’ wars.


Defense industry bracing for major hit over 2016 budget

The Pentagon could find itself in trouble in the year ahead if Congress can’t hammer out an agreement on the federal budget in the next few months. 1,067 more words


Winner-Takes-All is a Dumb Way for the Armed Forces to Buy Equipment

Oshkosh Corp. was recently awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps. The JLTV contract is worth on paper $30 billion for an initial order of 55,000 vehicles and parts. 801 more words

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WAR to keep Defense Industry alive

The PUSH for Wars
By Korifaeus

A General having seen the atrocities caused by wars, who later on became President, said this in his televised farewell speech on January 17, 1961, regarding the cold war: “We face a hostile ideology global in scope, atheistic in character, ruthless in purpose and insidious in method …” and warned about what he saw as unjustified government spending proposals and continued with a warning that… 374 more words


Asking Hillary About Nuclear Weapons

Finally! I’ve spent a couple of months trying to ask Hillary Clinton about nuclear weapons. At a September 17 town hall event in Concord, New Hampshire, I finally got to do it. 1,417 more words

Defence group rejects Jones Act changes

From IHS Maritime 360, by John Gallagher, Sept 2015

Puerto Rico’s proposal to repeal the Jones Act as a way to help alleviate the territory’s debt crisis would undermine national security, a US defence group has argued. 211 more words