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Northrop Grumman partners for diplomacy, global innovation

Northrop Grumman has partnered with G'Day USA to create the inaugural Emerging Innovators Xchange conference.

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Resetting the theater to equip rotational forces in Europe

When U.S. Army Europe's size peaked after the Cold War, it contained two corps headquarters, more than six divisions, two armored cavalry regiments, various enabling units, more than 277,000 Soldiers, and four divisions' worth of equipment in pre-positioned unit sets.

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Insitu establishes commercial business unit

Insitu announced May 2 the formation of a new commercial business unit within its corporate structure.

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Sikorsky conducts Combat Rescue Helicopter air vehicle preliminary design review

Lockheed Martin announced May 2 the successful execution of the Combat Rescue Helicopter Program Air Vehicle Preliminary Design Review.

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Lockheed Martin, Daewoo sign agreement to build multi-mission combat ships

Lockheed Martin and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering have signed a comprehensive teaming agreement to partner on the Multi-mission Combat Ship, which is based on a DSME hull design and intended for the corvette market.


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News Briefs – April 27, 2016

Posted  April 27, 2016

Panel confirms first female officer for war fighting command The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved the nomination of the first female officer to lead one of the military’s warfighting commands. Members of the panel April 26 confirmed Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson to be commander of U.S. Northern Command. The panel acted on a…

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Defense

F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

Posted  April 27, 2016

Air Force photograph by A1C Ridge Shan An F-35A Lightning II taxis from the runway onto the flight line after successfully completing a sortie, Dec. 14, 2015, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The first F-35s will arrive in Norway in 2017. The F-35 is being adopted internationally by eight partner nations, including Norway, Italy…

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French company scores huge Australian submarine contract

Posted  April 27, 2016

Australia’s largest-ever defense contract has gone to a French shipbuilder to produce a new generation of submarines, thrilling officials in Paris and inaugurating half a century of close defense cooperation between the nations. French state-controlled defense contractor DCNS won out over Germany’s ThysennKrupp Marine Systems and Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to build 12 conventional submarines…

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Business

Boeing KC-46 program’s second 767-2C aircraft completes first flight

Posted  April 27, 2016

With a successful April 25 first flight, Boeing has added the fourth and final flight test aircraft to the KC-46 Pegasus fleet, a 767-2C.

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Defense

Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

Posted  April 27, 2016

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012.

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