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Douglas Burdett
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Deployed correctly, defense contractors can use media relations to influence audiences through valuable editorial coverage that brings third-party credibility and builds trust.  This guest post is by Kyle Davis, a partner and owner at BDN Aerospace…

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The aerospace industry is riding a decade-long economic super-cycle. The industry’s defense segment, however, remains under strain. The latest list of the Top 100 Aerospace Companies, compiled by Flight Global and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”), has…

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The 2015 Inc. 5000 did not break out defense contractors separately, so I did. Here you go. The number of defense contractors on the 2015 Inc. 5000 is nearly unchanged, declining -2%, from 87 to 85.

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Overseas troop drawdowns and lagging defense spending has resulted in another year of decreased revenues for defense contractors. Embrace the suck. According to Defense News, of the top 10 companies, only United Technologies posted higher defense…

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What if we lived in an alternate universe where, to win a government contract you had to lose it worse than anyone else? Here’s how you’d win. This guest post is by Jim McCarthy, Principal Owner and Technical Director, AOC Key Solutions, Inc. (KSI), a…

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The steps a government contract proposal manager must follow are numerous and complicated. Avoid these 15 land mines to clear a winning path. This guest post is by Jim McCarthy, Principal Owner and Technical Director, AOC Key Solutions, Inc. (KSI), a…

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Overall revenues for Fortune 500 Aerospace and Defense firms were relatively flat even though the number of A&D companies on the list grew from 10 to 11. With an increase of  just 4% (from $315.3 billion to $328.6 billion), overall revenues for the…

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Are you worried about hiring a federal business development consultant who might be all “Rolodex” and no results? Here’s how not to get burned. This guest post is by Steve Pimpo a Principal at Double Eagle Consulting, a service-disabled veteran-owned…

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Do you want to build preference with the right government customers? Content marketing is the new heavy artillery. But it’s all about the aiming. Market Connections and Merritt Group have released the 2015 Federal Content Marketing Review.
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