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Headlines – July 2, 2018

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News Air Force T-6 squadron pauses training after more physiological scares – An Air Force T-6 training squadron in Texas became the latest to pause operations after multiple pilots reported physiological episodes with the trainer aircraft’s OBOGS system, the Air Force confirmed June 29.   Senate confirms new military commander in Afghanistan, South Korean ambassador…

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News Briefs – July 2, 2018

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Putin: New Russian weapons decades ahead of foreign rivals Russian President Vladimir Putin is boasting about his country’s prospective nuclear weapons, saying they are years and even decades ahead of foreign designs. Speaking June 28 before the graduates of Russian military academies in the Kremlin, Putin said the new weapons represent a quantum leap in…

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Headlines – June 29, 2018

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News VA secretary nominee promises more medical choices for vets, but not privatization – The VA secretary nominees’ top priorities would emphasize improving veterans’ access to health care.     Business Australia commits to Triton in $5 billion deal – The total cost of the deal, including whole of life sustainment costs, is estimated to…

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News Briefs – June 29, 2018

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China reaffirms Taiwan threats following naval mission China is reaffirming its threats to take action to block “independence separatist plots” by self-governing Taiwan, following the recent passage of Chinese navy ships through the Taiwan Strait. Spokesman for the Cabinet’s Taiwan Affairs Office Ma Xiaoguang made the comments June 27 in response to a question about…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition June 29, 2018
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Aerotech News Digital Edition – June 29, 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 http://online.flipbuilder.com/vzwd/xbcv/ Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! June 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the YB-49 crash at Muroc Air Force Base that claimed the life of Capt. Glen Edwards. A…

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Headlines – June 27, 2018

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News Maintaining U.K.-U.S. military relations could cost Britain more than $10 billion a year – Close ties require a degree of interoperability. And that comes with a big price tag.     Business GA-ASI Protector to make transatlantic debut – The United Kingdom’s General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. Protector is set to become the first…

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News Briefs – June 27, 2018

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Navy shipbuilder to hire 7,000 workers with state’s help The Virginia company that builds the nation’s aircraft carriers and some of its submarines says it will hire nearly 7,000 people in five years. Virginia’s governor says the state will help the private shipbuilder recruit and train those workers. Gov. Ralph Northam made the announcement Tuesday…

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Headlines – June 25, 2018

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News Trump declares North Korea still poses ‘extraordinary threat’ – President Donald Trump declared June 22 that North Korea still poses an “extraordinary threat” to the United States.     Business Countries where F-35 sales are taking off – Since the first F-35 rolled off Lockheed Martin’s production line in 2006, the fifth-generation multirole stealth…

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News Briefs – June 25, 2018

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Feds order Lockheed, Honeywell to clean contaminated water Federal regulators ordered two aerospace companies to complete more than $21 million in cleanup work at a contaminated groundwater site near Los Angeles, according to a report. The order June 20 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ends two years of negotiations with Honeywell International and Lockheed…

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Navy pilot dies in Holloman aircraft crash

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The U.S. Navy announced June 23 the death of a Navy pilot who was involved in a mishap at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.

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