Rapid Fire 2010-12-27: Japanese Defense Spending
- Research and Markets: Japan’s defense spending is expected to increase at 3.22% per year, reaching $62.3 billion in 2015.
- Portland, OR-based Vigor Industrial to pay $130 million [PDF] for Seattle, WA-based Todd Shipyards, a military and civilian shipbuilder.
- The US government, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and the city of Moses Lake have agreed to spend $58 million to clean up the former Larson Air Force Base in Moses Lake, WA.
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