Defense

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Navigating the DoD Acquisition Budget During Uncertain Times

  Massive federal deficits, exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis, have raised serious questions about the future of U.S. defense spending.  Even before the pandemic hit the U.S., the Pentagon’s $705.4 …

Geopolitics

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Japan’s AEGIS Ashore Deployment Suspension Raises Questions

Japan’s abrupt decision to suspend deployment of U.S.-produced AEGIS Ashore missile defense systems amid cost and technical concerns came as a bit of a surprise. Announced by Defense Minister Taro …

Civil & Commercial Aerospace

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Learjet 75 Liberty Nears Service Entry

Bombardier’s new Learjet 75 Liberty business jet is planned to enter service in 2020.  Launched in July 2019, the Liberty is a re-scoped version of the Learjet 75.  It seats …