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Kosovo assures NATO of transparency in army transformation

Posted December 21, 2018 by AP

The head of NATO and Kosovo’s prime minister have had a telephone conversation on Pristina’s recent decision to transform its security forces into an army. Kosovo’s parliament overwhelmingly approved the army’s formation last week. The move angered neighboring Serbia, which doesn’t recognize its former province’s 2008 declaration of independence. Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said he…

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Dream Chaser passes key NASA milestone, full production to start

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SNC photograph Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser lands at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., following a free-flight test Nov. 11, 2017. Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft passed a key milestone for NASA’S Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract, validating design performance and clearing the way for full spacecraft production. The milestone marks completion of Integration…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – December 21, 2018

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We have news and features sure to get you in the holiday spirit, in this week’s edition of Aerotech News and Review.

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Headlines – December 19, 2018

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News VA left millions for suicide prevention unspent, report finds – Despite public pronouncements on their continued focus on preventing veterans suicide, Veterans Affairs officials failed to spend millions available for outreach campaigns in 2018 and severely curtailed their messaging efforts, according to a new report released Dec. 17.   Russia to deploy warplanes to…

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News Briefs – December 19, 2018

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U.S. conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead The United States military’s Africa Command says that it has carried out six airstrikes in the Gandarshe area of Somalia which killed a total of 62 extremists from the al-Shabab rebel group. In a statement issued Dec. 17, the U.S. military said it carried out four…

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Headlines – December 17, 2018

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News U.S., Taliban to Meet Monday in UAE – A Pakistan-arranged meeting between U.S. and Taliban officials will be held Dec. 17 in the United Arab Emirates to push a political settlement to the war in Afghanistan.     Business Australia, Naval Group conclude sub negotiations – Australian Defence Minister Christopher Pyne confirmed that the…

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News Briefs – December 17, 2018

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Turkey conducts airstrikes against PKK targets in Iraq Turkey’s Defense Ministry says the military has conducted airstrikes against Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq’s Sinjar and Mount Karajak regions. A ministry statement, carried by state-run Anadolu Agency, said jets on Dec. 13 targeted shelters, caves, tunnels and depots used by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or…

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Headlines – December 14, 2018

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News Russia ready to discuss inspections with U.S. on arms treaty – Russia is ready to discuss mutual inspections with the United States in order to save the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, RIA news agency cited Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs as saying on Dec. 14.   Bucking Trump, U.S. Senate OKs historic Yemen measures…

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News Briefs – December 14, 2018

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Lockheed Martin to provide LA with clean drinking water Lockheed Martin has agreed to supply 1.5 billion gallons of clean drinking water a year to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power under a deal involving its cleanup of a contaminated groundwater site. The DWP announced the agreement Dec. 12. Lockheed Martin has been…

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Richard Branson welcomes astronauts home from Virgin Galactic’s first spaceflight

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History was made and a long-anticipated dream realized in Mojave, Calif., Dec. 13 as Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, landed from her maiden spaceflight to cheers from Sir Richard Branson and the teams from Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company.

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