- The Teal Group released an overview of the worldwide rotorcraft market at the opening of HeliTech 2013. The chart above looks at calculated shares for western manufacturers in the military market to 2022, based on concluded competitions. They see AgustaWestland making a significant marketshare gain while Boeing and Sikorsky yield some of their lead. For more information regarding the report, contact Teal.
- Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter sent a memo [PDF] to all DoD employees to provide guidance in case of a government shutdown.
- The Stimson Institute advocates in a new report [PDF] a mix of management reforms, force structure changes and procurement reductions to meet Budget Control Act constraints without endangering national security. The think tank would cancel GCV and JTLV while slowing down F-35 purchases and freezing GMD.
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