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CCAGW Sends Letter to Senate and House Armed Services Leadership Regarding NDAA Provisions

CCAGW sends a letter to the four corners regarding the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. CCAGW objects to the provisions of both the House and Senate versions of the NDAA that would eliminate the Chief Management Officer (CMO) position.

Pandemic Spending Demonstrates Disconnect in Pentagon's Priorities

Pentagon officials used money provided for pandemic preparedness to support local jobs.  This should mark the end of further stimulus funding for the Department of Defense.

September 25, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1601053592

The F-35's $10 Billion Funding Gap

A new report indicates that the JSF will require an additional $10 billion beyond the amount officially claimed by the DoD.  

September 15, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1600195251

Launch Competition Continues to Advantage Entrenched Contractors

The winners of the next round of national security launches have been announced.  The results reflect business as usual in American aerospace, which for decades has benefited established contractors.

August 18, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1597778762

Buy American Executive Order Raises More Questions than Answers

President Trump has been talking about signing a Buy American Executive Order (EO) since March, 2020 and did so on August 6.

August 11, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1597181946

CCAGW Sends Letter to House on H.R. 7617 Appropriations

CCAGW sends letter to the House on appropriations for Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act. 

Private Companies Are Powering the Future of Aerospace

For most of its history, American aerospace has been dominated by a few entrenched contractors, which has led to inflated prices and a lack of innovation.  New entrants from the private sector have begun to change the status quo. 

July 17, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1595005522

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