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SpeedNews Defense & Space 
U.S. AIR FORCE delivered four F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from Ogden Air Logistics Complex to the Indonesian air force March 14.
Cleaner-burning Biofuels Reduce Contrails 
Biofuel blends can reduce the particle emissions that form contrails by 50-70%, according to the results of NASA-led research flights.
Associations Lobby Congress Over ATC Concerns 
A host of general aviation association leaders joined together to send letters to House and Senate transportation leaders underscoring “real and long-standing concerns” regarding a concept being pushed by some big airlines regarding air traffic control.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
EMBRAER A-29 Super Tucanos arrived at Kabul Air Wing, Afghanistan, March 20, to be used by the Afghan air force for various combat operations.
Space Station Cargo Mission Launch Moves To March 27 
The planned launching of Orbital ATK’s seventh NASA-contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station has moved from March 24 to no earlier than March 27.
Dassault Rafale C Spec Showcase 
View the Dassault Rafale C Spec Showcase chart in PDF format.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
ASELSAN began serial production of Korkut Self-Propelled Low Altitude Air Defense Gun System for Turkish land forces.
The Week Ahead In Aerospace & Defense 
This Tuesday Arianespace is scheduled to launch the SGDC and Koreasat 7 satellites aboard an Atlas V ECA rocket from Kourou, French Guiana.
Selected U.S. Military Contracts for the Week of March 13-17, 2017 
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $87,242,797 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, level-of-effort contract.
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SpeedNews Defense & Space 

AUSTRALIA’s defense ministry launched A$730m ($560m) Next Generation Technologies Fund to improve Australian defense capability and innovation over a ten-year period.

F-35 LIGHTNING II recently conducted first firing trials of MBDA Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (Asraam) at NAS Patuxent River, MD, and Edwards AFB, CA, marking first launch of a non-U.S. missile from the stealthy fighter.

UK, French Investigators Tag-team Airbus on Third-Parties 

British and French criminal investigators are doubling down on an inquiry into Airbus and alleged misuse of third-party agents and European export credit. Last August, Airbus acknowledged the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had opened an investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption in the civil aviation business of Airbus Group relating to irregularities concerning third-party consultants.

Aviation Maintenance Industry Achieves Positive Balance Of Trade, ARSA Says 
The aviation maintenance industry has achieved a positive balance of trade, according to a report by the Aeronautical Repair Station Association.
Airworthiness Directives 
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Airbus Helicopters Model BO-105C, BO-105LS A-3, and BO-105S helicopters.
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