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McAleese & Associates: Boeing’s Defense Business Reports 13% Rise in 2018 Sales

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing’s (NYSE: GD) defense, space and security business posted $23.2B in 2018 sales, reflecting a 13 percent increase from the previous year. The BDS segment saw its 2018 backlog rise 30 percent to $57B driven by its “buy-in” strategy associated with …

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McAleese & Associates: Lockheed’s 2018 Sales Driven by Aeronautics, Missiles & Fire Control Businesses

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) saw its fiscal 2018 sales rise 8 percent to $53.8B and the increase was primarily driven by revenue growth in the Bethesda, Md.-based company’s aeronautics and missiles and fire control segments. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & …

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McAleese & Associates: All Eyes Are on Three-Week Continuing Resolution’s Expiration

A new McAleese & Associates report says the partial government shutdown has temporarily halted after President Donald Trump signed on Friday a continuing resolution to fund agencies through Feb. 15. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote in the report that public attention is now focused on the expiration …

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McAleese & Associates: Undersecretary Matthew Donovan on Air Force’s Readiness, Other Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on the U.S. Air Force’s priorities for 2020 discussed by USAF Undersecretary Matthew Donovan at an Air Force Association event. Donovan said Friday at the AFA event that readiness remains the Air Force’s top priority and that the service plans to increase …

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McAleese & Associates: Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Readiness, Info Management

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on Navy Secretary Richard Spencer‘s speech at the Surface Navy Association’s Annual National Symposium. Spencer, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said at the SNA event that the Navy needs a sense of urgency and to ramp up speed and rate of change to address …

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McAleese & Associates: Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Hypersonics

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s speech at a National Defense Industrial Association-sponsored briefing on hypersonics. Shanahan said Thursday at the NDIA event that hypersonic technologies need to be operationalized. “This is about industrializing…scale…deploying [offensive-hypersonic] deterrent…and then moving to [hypersonic] defense,” he noted. He said the …

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McAleese and Associates: DoD CIO Dana Deasy Talks Joint AI Center’s Missions at House Panel Hearing

Consulting firm McAleese and Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the testimony of Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense, at a House Armed Services Committee subpanel hearing on artificial intelligence. Deasy appeared Tuesday before the HASC emerging threats subcommittee to discuss the newly established joint …

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McAleese & Associates: Trump Backs $733B to $750B Defense Budget for FY 2020

A new McAleese & Associates report says President Donald Trump appears to have expressed support to a defense budget request of $733B to $750B for fiscal year 2020 following his meeting with lawmakers and other government officials. Trump met with Defense Secretary James Mattis; National Security Adviser John Bolton; Senate Armed Services Committee …

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McAleese & Associates: Richard Spencer on Two-Carrier Buy, Other Navy Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report that outlines some of the priorities of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer. Spencer said Thursday during a Center for Strategic and International Studies event that the Navy has begun to work with Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) on a possible two-carrier contract. “We are going to get …

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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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