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Air Force leaders address aircrew crisis

More than 60 Air Force senior leaders discussed the Air Force’s aircrew crisis which has left the service more than 1,500 pilots short of its requirements Sept. 22, 2017, at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

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What looks good on paper may look good in space

Origami, the Japanese tradition of paper-folding, has inspired a number of unique spacecraft designs here. It's little wonder that it fascinates NASA engineers: origami can seem deceptively simple, hiding complex math within its creases.

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Northrop Grumman Remotec introduces next-gen multifunction, multimission robot

Northrop Grumman’s subsidiary Remotec Inc. is unveiling the newest member of the AndrosTM line of proven unmanned ground vehicles, the Interoperability Profile-compliant Nomad.

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Warbirds descend on Edwards for upcoming 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight

While Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., personnel were on the ground working on testing new aircraft and new systems, in the sky was a quartet of old aircraft about to land at the historic base.

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Stratolaunch Aircraft hits another milestone with completion of first phase of engine testing

Stratolaunch Systems Corporation completed the first phase of engine testing for its Stratolaunch aircraft at its facility at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.


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Business

Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute

Posted  September 20, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sept. 18 his government could stop doing business with Boeing if the U.S. company doesn’t drop a trade complaint against Canadian plane maker Bombardier. Trudeau said Canada “won’t do business with a company that’s busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business.” Canada had…

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U.S. flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea

Posted  September 20, 2017

The U.S. military flew advanced bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan in drills with South Korean and Japanese warplanes Sept. 18, three days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. The United States often sends powerful military aircraft in a show of force in times of heightened animosities with…

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All in the Family

Posted  September 20, 2017

Lockheed Martin introduces new satellite lineup In National Harbor, Md., Lockheed Martin Sept. 19 debuted a new family of satellite buses that form the core of nearly every space mission. From nanosats to high-powered satellites, the versatile lineup incorporates dozens of major enhancements and hundreds of common components that speed production and reduce cost. The…

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Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Posted  September 20, 2017

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

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Business

Northrop Grumman to acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2 billion

Posted  September 20, 2017

Northrop Grumman and Orbital ATK announced Sept. 18 that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Northrop Grumman will acquire Orbital ATK for approximately $7.8 billion in cash, plus the assumption of $1.4 billion in net debt. Orbital ATK shareholders will receive all-cash consideration of $134.50 per share. The agreement has been approved…

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