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Headlines – April 20, 2018

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News Trump administration rolls out new rules for weapon, drone sales abroad – The Trump administration has rolled out a new set of policies governing its exports of military equipment abroad, with a focus on the idea that “economic security is national security.”     Business Is incumbent Lockheed Martin the only player in the…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition - May 18, 2018
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Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 18, 2018

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Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review digital edition! We have some great feature stories prepared for your reading enjoyment in this week’s issue. Check out our cover story on the Dream Chaser space plane, which recently wrapped up ground and flight testing conducted by NASA Armstrong at Edwards AFB.

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News Briefs – June 22, 2018

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Appeals court tosses veterans’ lawsuits over burn pits Military veterans who claim that the use of open burn pits during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan caused myriad health problems cannot move forward with dozens of lawsuits against a military contractor, a federal appeals court ruled June 20. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S….

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U.S. receives fallen service members’ remains from North Korea

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kelsey Tucker A United Nations Honor Guard member carries remains during a dignified return ceremony at Osan Air Base, South Korea, July 27, 2018. The United Nations Command with support from U.S. Forces Korea repatriated 55 cases of remains of fallen U.S. service members returned by the Democratic People’s…

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Headlines – August 24, 2018

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News U.S. military airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills two – The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab extremists, killing two fighters.     Business Lockheed appoints Michele Evans as new aeronautics head – Lockheed Martin announced the appointment of Michele Evans as executive vice president for aeronautics,…

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News Briefs – October 1, 2018

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China criticizes U.S. B-52 bomber missions as ‘provocative’ China has labeled a recent mission by nuclear-capable U.S. B-52 bombers over the disputed South China Sea as “provocative.” Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said at a monthly briefing Sept. 27 that China would respond with all measures considered necessary to safeguard its rights and interests. Two…

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News Briefs – October 26, 2018

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U.S. stealth bomber lands in Colorado after emergency The Air Force says a Missouri-based B-2 stealth bomber landed in Colorado Springs after an unspecified emergency. A spokesman for the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, Sgt. Brian Bender, says the base’s first responders responded to an emergency involving the plane at about 4:20…

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News Briefs – November 26, 2018

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Pentagon says troops at U.S. border to cost about $210 million The Pentagon is estimating the cost of the military’s mission on the U.S.-Mexico border will be about $210 million under current plans. The total includes about $72 million for the 5,900 active-duty troops providing support to Customs and Border Protection, plus $138 million so…

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Headlines – October 28, 2015

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News : Budget deal gives DOD stability, almost all its money – A sweeping new two-year budget deal unveiled by the White House and congressional leaders late Oct. 27 would give Pentagon planners the fiscal stability they have been begging for, but falls about $5 billion short of what they hoped to receive in fiscal…

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News Briefs – December 7, 2015

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Military identifies two pilots killed in helicopter crash The Army has identified two pilots killed in a helicopter crash near Fort Campbell, Ky. Fort Campbell said in a news release Dec. 4 the pilots were 35-year-old Chief Warrant Officer 2 Alex Caraballoleon, a native of Patillas, Puerto Rico, and 32-year-old Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kevin…

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