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Headlines – February 23, 2018

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News Lockheed filed a pre-award protest of U.S. Air Force‘s Huey replacement competition. Here‘s why – The U.S. Air Force hasn’t chosen a winner for its UH-1N Huey replacement contest, but Sikorsky — a Lockheed Martin subsidiary and one of the three companies vying for the contract — has already filed a protest with the…

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Headlines – March 30, 2018

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News Shulkin out: Trump fires VA secretary after weeks of controversy – President Donald Trump fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin March 28, ending weeks of speculation about the embattled administrator’s future.   Air Force risk losing third of F-35s if upkeep costs aren’t cut – The U.S. Air Force may have to cut its…

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Headlines – April 27, 2018

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News No stealth? No problem ? Eurofighter makes its pitch against F-35 in Berlin – Eurofighter officials are downplaying the F-35 fighter’s stealth capability at the Berlin Air Show, positing that the consortium’s non-stealthy Typhoon still beats out the American competition in the race to replace Germany’s Tornado fleet.     Business Turkey awards multibillion-dollar…

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News Briefs – May 25, 2018

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U.S. disinvites China from multinational military exercise The Pentagon said May 23 it has withdrawn an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise the U.S. is hosting this summer, a sign of fresh tension between Pacific powers. The move comes amid high-stakes maneuvering over North Korea’s nuclear program, which is scheduled to…

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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 – August 3, 2018

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Unarmed U.S. missile test flight terminated due to anomaly An unarmed U.S. Air Force Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile was intentionally destroyed in flight when an anomaly occurred during a test launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. An Air Force Global Strike Command statement says the flight was safely terminated over the Pacific Ocean…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – September 7, 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 Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! Great story on our front page – “The Phoenix Rises!” Read about the “second first flight” of one of the earliest-built F-22 Raptors, newly refurbished…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – October 5, 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 – October 5, 2018 Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! Our special editorial focus this month is “NASA: 60 Years and Counting” – we hope you enjoy this special look at…

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Russia blames rocket failure on mistake during assembly

Posted November 5, 2018 by Nataliya Vasilyeva

A Russian space investigation has found that sensor that was damaged during assembly forced a Russian rocket to abort its trip two minutes after it was launched, a top Russian official said Nov. 1. The Soyuz-FG rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin failed shortly into the Oct. 11 flight, sending…

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Navy joins nation in mourning loss of former president, sailor George H.W. Bush

Posted December 5, 2018 by Yonca Poyraz-Dogan

Among America’s few seafaring presidents, former President George H.W. Bush passed away Nov. 30 at his Houston, Texas home at the age of 94.

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