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Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, June 28, 2019

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Programs

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NASA To Fly Drone-Like Craft On Saturn’s Moon Titan

Jun 27, 2019
During its 2.5-year primary mission, the Dragonfly rotorcraft/lander will take off and fly, perhaps dozens of times, to cover a range of 100 to 120 mi. of Titan's surface.
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Canada Launches Two-Phase CF-18 Upgrade Plan

Jun 27, 2019
Canadian CF-18s will receive upgrades in two phases to keep them flying until the 35-year-old fighters are retired in 2032, with the first phase kicking off this summer.
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Bridenstine Pledges More Openness After SpaceX Mishap

Jun 27, 2019
While a SpaceX-led probe into the loss of an unoccupied Crew Dragon test capsule is still underway, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine remains confident astronauts will launch this year.
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Redesigned Rotor Blades For Sikorsky S-97

Jun 27, 2019
The Raider is being flown to reduce the risk in Sikorsky’s bid for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance (FARA) Competitive Prototype program.
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Army Tests Upgraded Apache, JAGM

Jun 27, 2019
Apache pilots, unmanned aerial system operators and ground forces participated in operational testing.
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Elbit Introduces Hermes 45 STUAS

Jun 27, 2019
Elbit Systems introduced its new multimission small tactical unmanned aircraft system (STUAS) at the recent Paris Air Show.

SpeedNews Defense & Space

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SpeedNews Defense & Space

Jun 27, 2019
U.S. ARMY awarded $5b to 13 companies for border wall construction for the Department of Homeland Security at the Texas/Mexico border.

In Brief

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Israel Issues RFI For Boeing F-15X

Jun 27, 2019
The Israeli Defense Ministry has issued an RFI for the Boeing F-15X and is simultaneously seeking data about additional Lockheed Martin F-35s.

Funding & Policy

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Senate Passes Fiscal 2020 Defense Policy Bill

Jun 27, 2019
The bill passed with a bipartisan vote of 86-8 and adopted 93 amendments, including two that enhance the Defense Production Act to ensure the security of the supply chain.
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NASA Chief Urges Greener U.S. Aircraft

Jun 27, 2019
In a sit-down interview with Aerospace DAILY, Bridenstine indicated that—politics of climate change aside—market forces may necessitate hybrid electric propulsion and generally greater electrification of aircraft to achieve greener products.
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Switzerland Bans Pilatus From Aiding Saudi, UAE

Jun 27, 2019
Bern’s Directorate of Political Affairs said it had reviewed the services provided by the OEM and concluded that they had breached Switzerland’s strict Private Security Services Provided Abroad regulations.

Business

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Boeing Plans More Vertical Integration

Jun 21, 2019
Vertical integration is adding to Boeing’s portfolio “in a way that is creating more value for customers, given the way that [they're] doing it to change the acquisition side of the cost equation and the life-cycle side," the head of Boeing Global Services says.

Aviation Week Forecasts

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Aviation Week Forecasts: Western Scout Helicopter MRO Demand by Family 2019-2028

Jun 27, 2019
View the Aviation Week Forecasts: Western Scout Helicopter MRO Demand By Family 2019-2028 chart in PDF format.

 

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