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a contractor concerned with the development and manufacture of systems of defense

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Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hua Chunying said China regards the deal as a commercial deal between a Chinese defense firm and Turkey's relevant institution.
Arms exports are meaningful as they boost competitiveness of South Korean defense firms by expanding their market internationally, overcoming limited demand in the domestic market," the office said in a release carried by Yonhap.
Defense firms responded to decreased defense spending by either exiting the industry or concentrating their operations within the defense industry (Augustine, 1997; Deutch, 2001).
Over the past 20 years, 75 plus United States defense specialized firms/divisions merged into five major defense firms, or prime contractors (Commission on the Future of the Aerospace Industry, 2002).
If it were successful, then new jobs would have been created, technology would have been transferred into the commercial sector, the defense firm would own part of a growing concern-everyone would win.
But from the perspective of a major defense firm, there is little option given the Defense Department's perceived opposition to further consolidation, instability in program requirements and Congress's budgetary incapacity, which clouds future growth prospects.
Second, decisions made on defense firm mergers and acquisitions involving defense firms continue to shape the financial and competitive structure of the industry.
Schiavetti, Corgan, et al, a medical malpractice defense firm whose clients include Fortune 500 companies, municipalities and individuals, is expanding from 8,444 square feet at 1633 Broadway.
The test demonstrated the ability of the sensor built by German defense firm EADS to reliably disseminate information via data link to the ground station.
Russian banks might even view lending to defense-related firms as a safer bet because the government presumably is more likely to come to the rescue of a defense firm than of a civilian firm.
Any purported solution that is not based on a rigorous needs assessment of both client and defense firm will achieve limited success.
OA , a main aerospace and defense firm, has secured a 5-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity ("IDIQ") deal from the U.
In 1998, Ongkeko left the office for private practice and joined the insurance defense firm of Cairns, Doyle, Lanz & Nicholas.
In such a budget scenario, revenue pressure linked to slower DOD spending growth could likely be managed through cost control, with little or no impact on defense firm ratings.
declared that its Mercury Defense Systems auxiliary of late gained a $4 million order from a prime global aerospace and defense firm for radio frequency (RF) test systems for a missile defense application.
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