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Rapid Fire April 27, 2012: Amazon.com Goes B2B

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* The Washington Times looks into where base closures may happen, if a 6th BRAC is indeed going to be allowed by Congress. But so far the House is not interested. Cynics may allow themselves to think that the Administration’s inclusion of a BRAC round during an election year was a red herring that they were ready to give up from the get-go. * Meanwhile Joint Base Lewis-McChord will see the reactivation of the 7th Infantry Division. * The National Defense University’s INSS(Institute for National Strategic Studies) reviews [PDF] the state of French military capabilities and explains France’s closer defense relationship with Great Britain after being disappointed by cooperation efforts with Germany that never met their stated ambition. * David Berteau of the International Security Program and Clark Murdock at the Center for Strategic and International Studies urge the Pentagon to start planning for deeper budget cuts. * Amazon.com ramps up its B2B ambitions with AmazonSupply, a potentially disruptive marketplace where you can find everything from ball bearings to lab weights to pipe fittings. * More Q1 financial results: Embraer [PDF], General Dynamics, Goodrich. * The MDA will have an MRBM Pre-proposal Conference (PPC) on May 1 and 2. The […]

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