Rapid Fire 2011-09-02: CACI Acquires Paradigm HoldingsSep 02, 2011 11:10 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
- Concerns are raised that the presence ofÂ Chinese telecommunications companies in US marketsÂ may provide the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) with ‘back door’ opportunities to listen to communications networks.
- Analysts outline the pros and cons of theÂ respective biddersÂ for Japan’s fighter contest. While Lockheed Martin’sÂ F-35Â is regarded the favorite, outsourcing opportunities still make theÂ Eurofighter TyphoonÂ and Boeing’sÂ F-18 Super HornetsÂ serious contenders.
- Meanwhile,Â reports emergeÂ that Japan’s Ministry of Defense is preparing to allocate Y7.9 billion ($120 million) to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for research relating to theÂ ATD-XÂ experimental aircraft program.