Type 26 Frigate – Emerging From the Shadows

by Stuart Slade, Senior Naval & Marine Power Systems Analyst, Forecast International. The decision by Canada to select the BAE Systems/Lockheed Martin bid for the Canadian Patrol frigate replacement has …

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Jair Bolsonaro Will Be Brazil’s Next President

by Bill Ostrove, International Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. Brazilian right-wing congressman Jair Bolsonaro has won a runoff election to become Brazil’s next president. Bolsonaro defeated opponent Fernando Haddad with 55.1 percent …

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NATO Military Mobility in Europe Remains Key Focus of Alliance

by Dan Darling, International Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. With deterrence against a Russian incursion along its Baltic flank a paramount strategic concern of NATO, military mobility has emerged as …

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Forecast Roundtable – The Khashoggi Murder and its Effects on Saudi-U.S.-Turkey Relations

 By Matthew Beres and Dan Darling, Forecast International. Welcome to the Forecast Roundtable Podcast. Forecast Roundtable brings together expert analysts, industry professionals, and government officials to discuss the latest issues …

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Trump Opens the Door to Defense Spending Cuts as Sequestration Looms

by Shaun McDougall, Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. President Donald Trump has called on department secretaries to deliver 5 percent cuts for their upcoming FY20 budget requests, opening the door for a …

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Examining U.S. Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

by Derek Bisaccio, International Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. The news of the disappearance and killing of The Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi has put a spotlight on the United States’ …

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AUSA 2018 Wrap-Up

by Thomas Dolzall, Defense Analyst, Forecast International. The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) opened its annual meeting in Washington, DC, on October 8. The three-day exposition brings together …

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It’s a Mess Up There!

By Richard Sterk, Defense Electronics Analyst, Forecast International. Until somewhat recently, space was a peaceful domain where orbital and flying craft were unprotected, but adversaries are now developing systems to …

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