Quick three-question survey seeks to find how Trump Bump in defense spending affects you

NASHUA, N.H. – Most of us have heard about the so-called Trump Bump. In part, it describes the widely anticipated and substantial increase in U.S. defense spending in the Trump Administration's upcoming proposed fiscal 2018 military budget.

Quick three-question survey seeks to find how Trump Bump in defense spending affects you
Quick three-question survey seeks to find how Trump Bump in defense spending affects you

By Mil & Aero staff

NASHUA, N.H. – Most of us have heard about the so-called Trump Bump. In part, it describes the widely anticipated and substantial increase in U.S. defense spending in the Trump Administration's upcoming proposed fiscal 2018 military budget.

President Donald Trump's preliminary budget blueprint, released this week, calls for adding $54 billion to U.S. military spending over currently enacted levels. It calls for increased spending on military cyber security, ships and submarines, munitions, and F-35 joint strike fighters.

The editors of Military & Aerospace Electronics would like to know how the expected Trump Bump in military spending will affect our readers and their companies in the near-term, and over time.

We are offering readers a quick three-question survey called "What does the Trump Bump in defense spending mean for you?" on the Military & Aerospace Electronics Website, located at www.militaryaerospace.com.

The questions are:

1. President Trump wants to add $54 billion to the U.S. Defense budget. How would this affect your business?

-- improve your business
-- hurt your business
-- no change

2. How do President Trump's proposed increases in the U.S. Defense budget affect your business outlook for the future?

-- more optimistic
-- less optimistic
-- about the same

3. If increased defense budgets would improve your business, when would you expect to see a tangible business uptick?

-- 6 months
-- 12 months
-- 18 months
-- never

We'll tabulate the results as quickly as we can, and get back to you. We're trying to gauge the level of excitement and anticipation that the Trump Bump in U.S defense spending is generating in the aerospace and defense electronics industry.

Participating in this survey takes less than a minute. Either go to the Military & Aerospace Electronics homepage, or just fill in the survey above in this story. Finish by clicking on the Vote Now button, and that's all you have to do.

The Trump Bump in defense spending: it's all about how it affects you.

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