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Rapid Fire May 7, 2012: Nordic Buys

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* New think tank papers on Asian security in China’s lengthening shadow: China and Iran [RAND], Defending the Philippines [CNAS, PDF]. * The Washington Times looks at the size of the Pentagon’s civilian workforce which seems to move only in one direction. * The latest CrossTalk features a series of articles on how to get the speed that comes with agile software development while retaining a healthy level of stability over the long run. * Finland will buy Orbiter-2 mini-UAVs from Israel. Its neighbor Norway is seen as one of a few growing defense markets within Europe. * ITT Exelis reported Q1 2012 revenue of $1.6B (+6%). Information and Technical Services grew by 16% while C4ISR shrunk by 5%.

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