Washington--Defense News ramped up its Web site Wednesday in an effort to provide added value to the country's defense decision-makers. The site, www.defensenews.com, integrates instant reporting with reference materials complementing the comprehensive coverage and news analysis of the newsweekly's print product. The site, provided free to all Defense News subscribers, will be updated daily with news and information on events related to the defense industry. Online features include "Forecasts & Analysis," "Mergers & Acquisitions," "Procurement Digest," the "Export File," an array of resources about global defense organizations, and an extended compilation of opinion and commentary from world leadership. One of the site's charter sponsors is defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. Defense News' print product was launched in 1986 and has a circulation of 40,000.