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Defense Top 100

Top 100: Long Awaited M&A Activity Bears Fruit in 2015

Overall defense revenues were down in 2015, but there are signs a better future is ahead.

Harris CEO Bill Brown on a Very Good Year

In February 2015, when Harris first announced its plans to acquire fellow defense company Exelis, CE…

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Military Buildups Mirrored on the Russian, NATO Front

Spooked by President Vladimir Putin’s steady modernization of his military forces, Western military…

E. Europe Boosts Defense Spending, Armament Programs Amid Russia Concern

Poland, the Czech Republic and other regional allies are increasing their defense spending in respon…

Leading Turkish Anti-Riot Gear Maker Eyes Military Armor Market

A local company that holds a near-monopoly in water cannons and anti-riot vehicles in Turkey is now…

Western Europe Defense Spending Increase May Prove Temporary

Western Europe has plussed-up defense spending, but for how long?

Nordic States Look to Expand Defense Spending

Norway and Sweden are leading the charge with increased defense spending.

Regional Neighbors Wary of China's Maritime Strategy

Chinese military modernization and behavior in the South China Sea and East China Sea has forced it…

Contractors Hope for Movement in Japanese Defense Market

Several nascent procurement plans offer some hope of increased revenues for Japan’s top military con…

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Q & A

Three Questions with Frank Kendall

Since May of 2012, Frank Kendall has served as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technolog…

Harris CEO Bill Brown on a Very Good Year

In February 2015, when Harris first announced its plans to acquire fellow defense company Exelis, CE…

Bob Hastings of Bell Helicopter on Making Innovation Top Priority

Robert Hastings, executive vice president and chief of staff at Bell Helicopter, in an interview wit…

American Defense International's Michael Herson on Hill Priorities, Defense Shifts

The head of the Washington, D.C., lobbying and consulting firm weighs in as Congress returns from re…

Chief of New German Sensor House EBS Anticipates Strong Growth, Post Airbus

Thomas Müller, EBS CEO, said in an interview with Defense News that strategy is in line with what th…