COTS CONFIDENTIAL. Every month the McHale Report will host an online roundtable with experts from the defense electronics industry – from major prime contractors to defense-component suppliers. Each roundtable will explore topics important to the military embedded electronics market. This month we discuss how the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) FY 2016 budget request affects embedded [...]
The telecom equipment market looks like hell after the fire went out. The Small Form Factor (SFF) market is hopelessly fragmented and looks like an Arkansas trailer park after a tornado. The medical board markets moved to China. And the military board ...
If you are like me, you’ve never heard the term sequestration as it relates to budgets until sometime last summer. Now it has become a part of our everyday fiscal vocabulary. But how real is sequestration? Why has it become such an issue? What’s the big deal about a five percent budget cut?