Despite Trump’s Tough Talk, No Boost for Missile Defense Agency (Foreign Policy) Lexington Institute’s Loren Thompson is quoted in Lara Seligman’s “Despite Trump’s Tough Talk, No Boost for Missile Defense Agency,” for Foreign Policy. “There is no plan to actively defend the United States against a large-scale nuclear attack launche ...
India’s Dogfight Loss Could Be A Win For U.S. Weapons-Makers (Foreign Policy) In Lara Seligman’s piece for Foreign Policy, “India’s Dogfight Loss Could Be a Win for U.S. Weapons-Makers,” Lexington Institute’s Loren Thompson is quoted. “It is hard to sell a front-line fighter to a country that isn’t threatened,” he said. “Boeing ...
Shanahan Struggles To Navigate The Storm Of Criticism Over Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Edict (Washington Examiner) In writing about the chances Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has in being confirmed if nominated, Jamie McIntyre’s “Daily on Defense” for February 21 includes statements from Lexington Institute’s COO, Loren Thompson. “Shanahan is a gifted ...
Does Anyone Want To Be Secretary Of Defense? (Foreign Policy) Lara Seligman’s February 20 article in Foreign Policy cites Lexington Institute’s COO, Loren Thompson, in addressing the difficulty of finding a permanent replacement for former Secretary of Defense James Mattis. “The sacrifices associated with becomin ...
NASIC Stands To Benefit As Trump Signs Directive For Space Force (Dayton Daily News) In Max Filby’s February 20 article for the Dayton Daily News, Lexington Institute’s Loren Thompson talks about the funding that Space Force creation will bring to the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Bas ...
The Air Force Wants To Buy More F-15X Jets, And It’s A Huge Mistake (Washington Examiner) Loren Thompson of the Lexington Institute is featured in a video shared in John Venable’s February 6’s article for The Washington Examiner. “This contract is very important to Boeing’s operations in St. Louis.  Historically, St. Louis was the most impo ...
Delay In Army Helicopter Upgrade Could Harm Local Economy (Keystone Business News) In a piece for the Keystone Business News, Kyla Asbury highlights Lexington Institute’s Loren Thompson and his November 2018 article for Forbes on the effects delays in helicopter upgrades could have for plant employees. “Loren Thompson wrote for Forbe ...
What Trump’s Missile Defense Push Could Mean For Greater Washington Companies (Washington Business Journal) In writing about Trump’s aim to expand missile defense, Robert J. Terry quotes Lexington Institute’s Loren Thompson. His statement highlights a concern for funding. “Proposing to spend more money on missile defense right after the Democrats have taken ...
The Heir To The V-22 Osprey Flies Through A Year Of Testing (Wired) With regards to replacing the Army’s Black Hawk helicopter, Loren Thompson is quoted in Eric Adams’ Wired article for his favorable take on the V-280. “Valor has performed exceptionally well in testing and currently look like the odds-on favorite to prevail,” he said. “There is widespread awareness among senior Army leaders that tilt-rotor technology has delivered big advantages to the Marine Corps in terms of range, speed, endurance, and payload. The Army would like to enjoy the same benefits.”
Military-Industrial Complex Finds A Growth Market In Hypersonic Weaponry (The Washington Post) In Aaron Gregg’s article on hypersonic strike weapons for The Washington Post, Loren Thompson said that, in the long-run, the market for such weapons should be worth “many billions of dollars.” He told Gregg that “an entirely new class of weapons and the operating concepts to go with it” would lead to opportunities for defense contractors.
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