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With North Korea, Turkey, Iran, Russia and counter terror all hot topics the defense sector will be keeping an eye on The Association of the United States Army annual conference Monday through Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Exhibitors include $MSFT, $LMT and $OA.

AUSA Meeting

Follow the conference on twitter at #AUSA2017

With the tensions between North Korea 'Rocket Man' and the US, decisions to be made on the Iran Nuclear Treaty and ongoing hostiity between Turkey and the Kurds to name just a few geoplotical hotspots defense watchers will be watching for hints on readiness and direction.

Key speakers will be Defense Secretary James Mattis Monday and acting Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy will speak Wednesday.

Topics will include:

  • "Future Multi-Domain Threats,"
  • "Army Modernization," 
  • Foreign Military Sales."

Exhibitors include;

Microsoft $MSFT

Lockheed Martin $LMT

Orbital ATK $OA. ($OA being acquired by Northrop Grumman $NOC)

Source: AUSA Meetings

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