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Headlines – June 20, 2018

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News Thanks to NATO infighting, future of F-35 is shrinking – The U.S. Senate wants to revoke Turkey’s license to buy the jet, while other European governments are looking to get a competitor off the ground.   Trump wants a Space Force. Now what? – On June 18, President Donald Trump ordered the Pentagon to begin…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition - June 15, 2018
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Aerotech News Digital Edition – June 15, 2018

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Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – June 15, 2018 http://online.flipbuilder.com/vzwd/ggjb/ Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edtion! We have SO MUCH GREAT READING in this week’s issue of Aerotech – starting with our cover story, the arrival…

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Headlines – June 18, 2018

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News Russia warns of consequences following Norway’s call for more Marines – Russia issued threats following Norway’s decision to invite several hundred more Marines to the Arctic country for training.   Report: South Korea military exercises ‘suspended indefinitely’ – Major U.S. military exercises with South Korea have been ‘suspended indefinitely,’ Agence France Presse reported June…

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News Briefs – June 18, 2018

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Army narrows list of cities down to 5 for new command HQ A U.S. Army spokesman says officials have narrowed to five the number of cities under consideration to house a prestigious command center that’s meant to modernize Army operations and technology. Col. Patrick Seiber tells the Austin American-Statesman that Austin, Texas, is a finalist…

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Headlines – June 15, 2018

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News 15,851 U.S. service members have died since 2006. Here’s why – Since 2006, 15,851 active-duty personnel and mobilized reservists have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. But only 28 percent of those deaths came from going to war, a stark reminder of the danger service members face even away from the battlefield….

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Headlines – June 13, 2018

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News President Trump has ordered the Pentagon to cancel military exercises with South Korea — what happens next? – The Pentagon is now working to implement President Donald Trump’s direction that it cancel joint exercises with the Republic of Korea following Trump’s historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.     Business As…

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News Briefs – June 13, 2018

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Pilot injured in U.S. F-15 crash off Okinawa, Japan The pilot of a U.S. F-15C fighter jet was hospitalized in serious condition after it crashed June 11 in waters south of Okinawa in southern Japan, the Air Force said. The pilot, who was not identified, ejected and was rescued by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force….

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Headlines – June 11, 2018

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News Pentagon ramps up civilian hiring; other agencies get cut – Despite direction from the White House for federal agencies to trim their payrolls, the Pentagon is going in the opposite direction — hiring more civilian employees to support burgeoning investments in cyber, intelligence, engineering, shipbuilding and logistics.     Business Nexter armored vehicle could…

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News Briefs – June 11, 2018

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U.S. soldier killed in Somalia identified The U.S. soldier killed June 8 in an attack by extremists in Somalia has been identified as Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Ariz., the Pentagon said June 9. Conrad died from injuries sustained from what it called enemy indirect fire, the Pentagon said. Conrad was assigned…

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Headlines – June 8, 2018

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News Are we headed for a ‘cyber Cuban Missile Crisis’ with Russia? – The risk posed to U.S. national security by what are believed to be Russian-backed hacking groups, is similar to the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis according to Cipher Brief Experts, but different, in that the U.S. has no clear and obvious deterrent…

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