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The defense industry will find new revenue streams in areas like cyber security, given the...

The defense industry will find new revenue streams in areas like cyber security, given the military's shift from traditional weaponry funding. Boeing (BA), for example, sees a windfall by expanding into not only cyber security but intelligence and surveillance systems. It will have many rivals.
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  • Richard Mackenzie
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    That's the good old military industrial complex doing what it can to survive. So long as they refrain from starting wars to drum up business I'll live. Starting wars we leave to the private army/security mercenary companies. All's fair in cowboy capitalism.
    24 Nov 2010, 04:14 PM Reply Like
  • Tom Au, CFA
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    The "enemy at home" is as threatening as "the enemy from abroad," keeping the defense companies awash in work (and revenues) for a long time to come.
    24 Nov 2010, 04:26 PM Reply Like
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