Aviation Week publishes “Back to the Future”, a commentary by Steve Grundman about the proposed merger of United Technologies and Raytheon and what it tells us about the aerospace industry

27 June 2019

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman explains how the announced merger confirms a sharp change in our outlook on both the defense and civil airliner markets and establishes a bellwether of new… 
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Aviation Week publishes “Heed the Marshall Maxim”, an appreciation of Pentagon strategist Andrew Marshall by Steve Grundman

10 April 2019

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman reflects upon a key precept of Andrew Marshall, the storied director of the Pentagon’s Office of Net Assessment, who famously insisted, “I’d rather have decent answers to… 
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Aviation Week publishes “The Next Manhattan Project”, a commentary by Steve Grundman about US defense strategy

31 January 2019

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman explains how business-model innovation, “the most vibrant field of contemporary business analysis”, holds significance for how US military forces can develop a differentiating strategy to address their 21st… 
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Aviation Week publishes “The Trillion Dollar Defense Strategy”, a commentary by Steve Grundman about the report of the National Defense Strategy Commission

30 November 2018

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman renders a critical assessment of the report to Congress of the National Defense Strategy Commission, concluding that “if strategy is the stuff of making choices about… 
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Aviation Week publishes a new commentary by Steve Grundman explaining “Why US Defense Spending Has Reached Its Peak”

12 October 2018

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman explains why he believes we have reached “peak defense”, an outlook of flat-to-declining US defense budgets across the next decade. VIEW AVIATION WEEK COLUMN HERE VIEW EXPANDED… 
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Aviation Week publishes a new commentary by Steve Grundman which asks, “Does The U.S. Meet NATO’s Defense Spending Guideline?”

15 August 2018

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman wades into the acrimony over European defense spending with a cautionary argument for just how much chest-beating the US has earned compared to its European allies,… 
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Aviation Week publishes “Secrets Of The ‘Big-Small’ Aerospace Companies”, a commentary by Steve Grundman reflecting upon life in the middle of a barbell industrial structure

20 June 2018

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman reflects upon the insights of three chief executive officers–Brad Feldmann (Cubic), Andy Hove (AM General), and Barbara Humpton (Siemens Government Technologies)–who had discussed with him the challenges and… 
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Aviation Week publishes “Trump’s Unremarkable Defense Playbook”, a new commentary by Steve Grundman

12 January 2018

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman revisits “signposts and metrics” of change in defense policy he’d called out on Inauguration Day to gauge the magnitude and direction of change that might emerge with… 
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Aviation Week publishes a new commentary by Steve Grundman, “What Could Go Wrong for the Aerospace Industry?

23 October 2017

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week, Steve Grundman employs the biblical prophesy of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to share his critical thinking about the range of strategic peril that confronts the aerospace industry in the… 
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Aviation Week publishes Grundman commentary, “Think Bigger: Lessons from a Korean War-era National Security Exercise”

2 August 2017

Writing in the Up Front column of Aviation Week, Steve Grundman addresses the Executive Order President Trump signed last month under the ponderous title, “Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States”…. 
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