Defense Drumbeats

Jun 21, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

The massive job losses from sequestration will be felt across all regions of the country and will have a dramatic impact on U.S. economic output, according to a new report from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) presented at a briefing today.  Some key findings from the NAM Report:

Jun 20, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

Lockheed Martin CEO Bob Stevens sat down with reporters yesterday to discuss the impact deep automatic defense cuts will have on his company and the people he employs. 

Jun 19, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
Washington – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P.
Jun 13, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

As the devastating impacts of sequestration grow nearer, two stories in the New York Times and Politico over the weekend described local communities growing anxious and urging lawmakers to act quickly to resolve sequestration. 

Jun 13, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
June 5, 2012

Even as our nation struggles to recover from the financial crisis, America's aerospace and defense industry embodies some of our greatest aspirations for the American economy.
Jun 12, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

One Million Job Losses Beginning in November
-- "Unless Congress acts before November 6, the yearly business cycle could bring a raft of pink slips just before voters head to the polls." --

May 18, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
"Heritage Action opposes the Smith-Amash Amendment and will include it as a key vote on our scorecard."