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India increases defence spending, invites foreign investment

India increases defence spending, invites foreign investment

India announced Thursday it would lift the cap on foreign direct investment in the defence sector to 49 percent and announced a 12-percent rise in military spending as part of efforts to modernize its armed forces. In his first budget, […]


Military aircraft avionics market set to reach $16.94bn in 2012

Military aircraft avionics market set to reach $16.94bn in 2012

New analysis indicates that the military aircraft avionics market will reach a value of $16.94bn in 2012, as militaries around the world continue to develop and upgrade their avionics capabilities for a number of military settings and roles. The analyst […]


Task Force seeks $7 billion in energy investments

Task Force seeks $7 billion in energy investments

A new Army task force is trying to convince private industry to invest in solar energy, wind power and other renewable-energy projects on military installations. The Energy Initiatives Task Force was officially stood up Sept. 15 and was discussed Tuesday […]


Europe to invest in vehicle survivability market

Europe to invest in vehicle survivability market

The European vehicle survivability market was hitherto fueled by increasing urgent operational requirements (UOR) related to the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. With the operational tempo set to taper and troop withdrawals underway in Iraq, the market is anticipated […]


Taiwan to relax China high-tech investment limits

Taiwan to relax China high-tech investment limits

Taiwan is to relax controls on investments from mainland China in the island’s high-tech companies, a senior economic official said Sunday. The move is yet another sign of fast-warming ties with Beijing. According to the state Central News Agency, Chinese […]


Obama Asks for $671 Billion Defense Budget in Fiscal 2012

Obama Asks for $671 Billion Defense Budget in Fiscal 2012

President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2012 defense budget request continues the department’s reform agenda, but protects personnel and family programs, Pentagon officials said. Overall, the Defense Department budget is declining, with funding for overseas contingency operations dropping by $41.5 billion, due […]


Gates Reveals Budget Efficiencies, Reinvestment Possibilities

Gates Reveals Budget Efficiencies, Reinvestment Possibilities

The Defense Department has found $154 billion in efficiencies over the next five years and will be able to invest $70 billion of that saved money in more deserving accounts, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today. The secretary announced […]


DoD Announces $150 Billion Reinvestment from Efficiencies Savings

DoD Announces $150 Billion Reinvestment from Efficiencies Savings

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today a series of efficiencies decisions designed to save the Department of Defense more than $150 billion over the next five years primarily by reducing overhead costs, improving business practices and culling excess […]


Gates reveals budget efficiencies, reinvestment possibilities

Gates reveals budget efficiencies, reinvestment possibilities

Defense Department officials have found $154 billion in budget efficiencies over the next five years and will be able to invest $70 billion of that saved money in more-deserving accounts, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Jan. 6. The secretary […]


 
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