In forecasting what may occur in the defense sector in 2017, a lot of prognosticators’ crystal balls may look more like snow globes. A quick shake, and what had appeared to be clear suddenly has the visibility of a snow squall. Still, that is no reason not to try to make some predictions about the coming year. ➊ The U.S. Defense Department’s budget should be better than the Obama administration’s plan, but not much better. The Washington think-tank community was quick to ...


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