Defense & Government

The Next Scramble: Seizing Opportunities in a Transitioning Arctic

Late August of this year, the Russian tanker Christophe de Margerie became the first merchant ship to sail across the Arctic Sea without the aid of an icebreaker.  It arrived successfully at a South Korean port after a record voyage between Europe and Asia of less than three weeks, about 30 percent faster than the Suez Canal route.

Fiber Laser vs. DPAL … a 5-7 Year Perspective

Fiber Laser vs. DPAL … a 5-7 Year Perspective

Ever since the mid-70s and the NKC-135 Airborne Laser Lab laser has been the technology ‘10 years in coming’.  After many years, many theories, and many experiments, it appears the ‘10 year clock’ has finally started to tick.  But even as more fiber based lasers take to the field, there is yet another twist in the plot that could change everything … again. 

From a Strategic Perspective … U.S. Air Strike in Syria

From a Strategic Perspective … U.S. Air Strike in Syria

Strategy is the matching of resources to objectives.  In this case 59 Tomahawk Cruise missiles matched against a global message that the United States is no longer a paper tiger.  That may be the primary message which is ringing in the ears of leadership in Syria, Moscow, Iran, North Korea and China.

Capturing Value in the Japanese Revitalization Market

Capturing Value in the Japanese Revitalization Market

This white paper explores attractive areas of demand supported by the Japanese reconstruction budget, particularly in the industrials and high-tech industries. It introduces the companies most involved in Japan's reconstruction, and presents key questions your business should be asking to unlock growth opportunities and capture value in the Japanese reconstruction market.

Election 2012: What It Means for the Defense Industry

Election 2012: What It Means for the Defense Industry

With votes cast, Congress will be at greater liberty to reach across the aisle and develop a bipartisan plan to avert sequestration. Consequently, although defense industry participants will not likely face the 9.4% sequestration cuts currently slated to take effect on the 1st of the New Year, a bipartisan plan to avoid the fiscal cliff may still result in a leaner DOD budget.