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House OKs $633B Defense Bill, Satellite Export Controls Eased

The House approved a compromise version of the $633 billion defense spending bill Thursday that includes lifting of some restrictions on satellite exports, Reuters reports. David Alexander writes the chamber approved the bill by a 315-107 vote, sending it to the Senate for approval before heading to the White House …

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Defense CEOs: More Cuts Could Be Part of Fiscal Cliff Plan

Four CEOs of aerospace and defense firms are again urging Congress and the White House to work together on avoiding the fiscal cliff, Aviation Week reports. At the same time, those four also acknowledged additional cuts to the defense budget may be part of a bipartisan plan to avoid the …

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Pentagon Launches Industry Project Marketplace; Jack Blackhurst Comments

The Defense Department has launched an experimental website that will provide users updates on projects supporting soldiers, American Forces Press Service reports. Terri Moon Cronk writes customers in the military branches and small businesses will use the Defense Innovation Marketplace to find out what the government wants. The Pentagon started …

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