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Air Force awards Long Range Strike Bomber contract (Part II)

Posted October 28, 2015 by Stuart Ibberson

The Air Force announced Oct. 27 that it has awarded the Long Range Strike Bomber contract to Northrop Grumman. The announcement was made jointly by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Mark A. Welsh III. The other competitor for the…

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News Briefs – May 23, 2016

Posted May 23, 2016 by

Israeli defense minister steps down Israel’s defense minister officially stepped down May 22, capping a tumultuous week of politics that is expected to replace the former military chief with an inexperienced hard-liner in the sensitive post. Moshe Yaalon’s departure cleared the way for Avigdor Lieberman, one of Israel’s most polarizing politicians, to take over as…

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Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition – August 17, 2018

Posted August 17, 2018 by

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! The Fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which the president signed at a ceremony at Fort Drum, N.Y. this week, contains many funding provisions that directly impact programs here in Aerospace Valley.

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Headlines – September 26, 2016

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News F-35A catches fire at Mountain Home Air Force Base – An F-35A caught fire during an exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, the Air Force confirmed to Defense News.     Business CACI awarded $77 million special operations contract – CACI has been awarded a $77 million contract to provide communications for…

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Headlines – June 6, 2017

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News Worsening Afghan security, political tensions worry world community – Afghanistan’s Taliban has stormed a key northern district as the turmoil-hit nation reeled from last week’s deadly suicide bombings with demands growing for the national unity government to quit for failing to provide security.     Business Embraer confident that Trump’s ‘America first’ policies won’t…

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Headlines – May 1, 2017

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News U.S. service member killed near Mosul, Iraq – A U.S. service member was killed in an explosive device blast outside of Mosul, Iraq, April 29, according to a release from Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve.   Pentagon puts civilian deaths in strikes on ISIS way lower than outside groups – At least 352…

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News Briefs – October 12, 2018

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Israel grounds F-35 warplanes after U.S. crash The Israeli military says it has grounded its fleet of F-35 warplanes after a similar aircraft crashed in the U.S. The Israeli military said the U.S. has shared the findings of its investigation into the F-35 crash two weeks ago. But Israel’s air force chief, Maj. Gen. Amikam…

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News Briefs – December 8, 2017

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Serbia, Bosnia seek to boost ties after war crimes tensions Serbian and Bosnian leaders said Dec. 6 they want to resolve problems left over from their 1990s conflict after tensions soared over the conviction of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic and the death of a Croat ex-general at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal….

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‘It just fell out of the sky’: Frantic calls followed crash

Posted May 9, 2018 by Russ Bynum

Moments after a military cargo plane crashed into a Georgia highway, rattled motorists began dialing 911 to report the large aircraft plunged nose-first into the blacktop before erupting into flames and thick smoke. “It just fell out of the sky and it’s on fire right now,” said one woman who called emergency operators as soon…

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News Briefs – November 23, 2015

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Two dead in U.S. military helicopter crash in South Korea A U.S. military helicopter crashed in South Korea during a routine training mission Nov 23, killing both pilots on board, the U.S. Army and South Korean police said. The AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed on a road in Wonju, about 80 miles east of Seoul, a…

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