Defense Supply Chain Analysis

Apr 30, 2021
Dave Calhoun is giving himself a dual mandate of returning Boeing to financial eminence while reinstalling engineering prowess. The gambit could decide the embattled company’s fate.
Apr 28, 2021
The cost to develop, sustain and operate the multibillion-dollar F-35 fighter is mounting, and senior House Democrats are pushing back.
Apr 14, 2021
The “fleet” of defense competitors has been growing in recent years, and new entrants may have different tactics, resources and goals.
Apr 08, 2021
The Pentagon needs a task force that can share best practices across services.
Apr 07, 2021
The company revealed new images of the first Dream Chaser and its Shooting Star cargo module in assembly for a 2022 debut spaceflight.
Apr 28, 2021
A recent internal study shows more than nine out of 10 repairs performed by the defense industry on U.S. Air Force aircraft are by a sole-source vendor, the service’s top logistics official said on April 28.
Apr 19, 2021
Private equity investor Madison Dearborn Partners has bought aerospace and defense supplier Arch Precision Components from the Jordan Co. for an undisclosed amount, the companies announced April 19.
Apr 14, 2021
Ahead of a draft solicitation for Space Development Agency satellites, the Pentagon wants to ensure the interoperability of the products.
Apr 07, 2021
The U.S. Air Force has selected Collins Aerospace to design a new wheel and carbon brake system for the B-52 as part of the aircraft’s life extension program.
Apr 01, 2021
Area-I’s offerings include its Altius UAV, whose current customers include the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Special Operations Command and NASA.
Mar 04, 2021
The bipartisan task force will review the industrial base supply chain to identify threats and vulnerabilities.
Mar 01, 2021
Canadian pilot training and simulator leader CAE has announced its fourth acquisition in as many months, marking a major move into the U.S. military market with the purchase of rival L3Harris Military Training for $1.05 billion, the companies said March 1.
Feb 24, 2021
Italian flagship aerospace and defense company Leonardo has reiterated its intent to sell off its Arlington, Virginia-based U.S. operations called DRS, marking the second time since last fall that the company has commented on the sales effort.