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Headlines – July 13, 2018

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News Trump wants NATO to aim for 4 percent defense spending – The already contentious issue of burden-sharing within NATO took an unexpected swerve hours into this week’s alliance summit, with U.S. President Donald Trump telling allies he wants them to double their target for defense spending ? a figure the U.S. does not currently…

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News Briefs – July 13, 2018

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Canada offers to lead new NATO operation in Iraq Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country is offering to lead NATO’s new military training mission in Iraq for the first year and stands ready to provide 250 troops plus helicopters for the effort. Trudeau said July 11 that it is important to help build…

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Headlines – July 11, 2018

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News Hacker caught selling maintenance manuals for military drones – A poorly configured router allowed the theft of drone manuals, a list of maintainers, material on the Abrams tank, and more.   Judges toss Trump war powers case, citing passage of time after near nine-month wait to rule – A former Army captain’s lawsuit challenging…

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News Briefs – July 11, 2018

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China paper denounces U.S. Navy ships’ Taiwan Strait passage A ruling Chinese Communist Party newspaper is denouncing the passage of a pair of U.S. Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait as a “psychological game,” as the two sides square up over trade and relations with self-governing Taiwan. The Global Times said in an editorial July…

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Two Centcom-based service members die over weekend

Posted July 11, 2018 by Terri Moon Cronk

Members of the Defense Department express condolences for the two U.S. Central Command service members who died during the weekend, Army Col. Rob Manning, director of defense press operations, told reporters this July 9. While supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in the Tarin Kowt district of Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province, Army Cpl. Joseph Maciel of South Gate,…

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Headlines – July 9, 2018

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News Pentagon identifies soldier killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan – The Pentagon on July 8 released the name of the soldier killed in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan.   U.S. Air Force cancels remaining light-attack experiment flights, but effort will continue – The U.S. Air Force will not conclude the flying portion…

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News Briefs – July 9, 2018

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U.S. to keep Persian Gulf waterway open despite Iran threats The U.S. military is reiterating a promise to keep Persian Gulf waterways open to oil tankers as Iran renewed threats to close off the region. Capt. Bill Urban, a spokesman for the U.S. military’s Central Command, told The Associated Press July 4that American sailors and…

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Headlines – July 6, 2018

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News U.S. Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits – Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged, the Associated Press has learned.     Business Watch French/German next-gen stealth fighter, a two-engine jet that looks like it’ll outclass the F-35 – The…

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News Briefs – July 6, 2018

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U.S. Army to invest $62 million in Puerto Rico in upcoming years The U.S. Army says it will invest some $62 million in Puerto Rico to renovate and expand its infrastructure in the U.S. territory. Officials said late July 2 they will invest $10 million to build an operations center in the northwest coastal town…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition - July 6, 2018
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Aerotech News Digital Edition – July 6, 2018

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Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review digital edition! LOVE this illustration of the X-59 on our cover! Another amazing aircraft which will flight test in the skies above “Aerospace Valley” – read about the advances being made in quiet supersonic technology in this week’s issue of Aerotech.

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