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SpeedNews Defense & Space 
GENERAL DYNAMICS LAND SYSTEMS INC. has $7.4m U.S. Army contract for Abrams tank technical support.
The Week Ahead In Aerospace & Defense 
On Tuesday morning Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify on service posture before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Selected U.S. Military Contracts For The Week Of April 16-20, 2018 
Vectrus Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $15,800,659 firm-fixed-price modification (A00027) to previously awarded contract FA3002-17-C-0001.
Airworthiness Directives 
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Embraer S.A. models Embraer EMB500 Legacy 500 and EMB-505 Phenom 300 airplanes.
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Nelson Krahenbuhl Salgado has been named executive vice president of finance and investor relations for Embraer on an interim basis.
Upcoming Events 
May 2-3—Engine Leasing, Trading & Finance, London, U.K.,
Forecast Of Business Jets In The Asia Pacific Region 
View the Forecast Of Business Jets In The Asia Pacific Region chart in PDF format.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT approved $1.2b Foreign Military Sale to Mexico of eight MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters and assoc. weapons, equipment and training.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
LOCKHEED MARTIN has tapped SAS to provide analytics across the company’s F-35, C-130J, LM-100J programs.
UK Authorities Launch Criminal Inquiry Into Ultra Electronics 
The proverbial roller-coaster ride for small British defense contractor Ultra Electronics took another dip April 19.
Aviation Week Forecasts: Top Western Maritime Aircraft Family In-Service Fleets 2018-2027 
View the Aviation Week Forecasts: Top Western Maritime Aircraft Family In-Service Fleets 2018-2027 chart in PDF format.
Safran Backs Recuperated Micro-turbines 
Turbotech, a French startup created by four ex-Safran engineers, is developing a 73 kW (98 shp) turboprop for light aircraft that features a recuperative architecture, combining the lightness of a turbine with the fuel efficiency of a piston engine.
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SpeedNews Defense & Space 
L3 TECHNOLOGIES has $30m U.S. Air Force contract for C-12 contractor logistics support.
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