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NASA to Stop Using Soyuz Spacecraft, Invest in Domestic Private Space Industry

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MOSCOW, August 22 (RIA Novosti) – NASA is expected to sign a multibillion-dollar deal with a private company to launch US astronauts from the United States instead of paying Russia to use its Soyuz spacecraft, according to The Washington Post.… Continue reading

U.S. Air Force tests Raytheon’s upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile

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Missile improvements add precision, reduce collateral damage
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force successfully flight tested an upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM). The HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM) is more… Continue reading

GECAS Completes Purchase and Leaseback of Airbus A330-300 with Philippine Airlines

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SHANNON, Ireland, August 21, 2014 — GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced completion of a purchase-and-leaseback transaction with Philippine Airlines involving a new Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

Philippine Airlines, the flag carrier… Continue reading

Northrop Grumman Developing XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane Design for DARPA

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REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 19, 2014 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic is developing a preliminary design and flight demonstration plan for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Experimental Spaceplane XS-1 program.

XS-1… Continue reading

ASW Aircraft Tupolev TU-142ME Handed Over to Indian Navy after Overhaul at Beriev Aircraft Company

Tupolev TU-142ME Handed Over to Indian Navy

Overhaul of long-range anti-submarine aircraft Tupolev TU-142ME, which are operated by Indian Naval Air Forces, is an important task among the activities of Beriev Aircraft Company (an UAC enterprise).

On August 06, 2014 another India Navy’s long-range ASW aircraft TU-142ME… Continue reading