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Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, July 24, 2019

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Boeing, Saab Weigh Bidding Choice For Canada Fighter

Jul 23, 2019
Boeing and Saab are reviewing whether to respond to a final request for proposals issued on July 23 for a contract to replace Canada’s fighter fleet.
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F-35 Mod Adds New Missiles To Weapons Bay

Jul 23, 2019
Lockheed Martin will modify the F-35 weapons bay to accommodate a very long-range, anti-radiation missile.
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South Korea Interested In Buying F-35Bs

Jul 23, 2019
South Korea is moving toward acquiring Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightnings to fill a requirement for 20 fighters, an industry source said, while the defense ministry confirmed plans for an assault ship that could operate the aircraft.
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Malaysia Looking For Three Utility Helicopters

Jul 23, 2019
The helicopters will be used to transport troops and equipment for ongoing operations there, Royal Malaysian Navy Chief Adm. Reza Sany said.
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USAF Will Host AWACS Dragon Industry Day

Jul 22, 2019
The U.S. Air Force is conducting market research and intends to host an industry day in August for the aging Boeing E-3 Sentry.
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Light Sail-2 Mission Deploys Solar Sail

Jul 23, 2019
After an attitude control system check delay, The Planetary Society reported a successful deployment of the Light Sail-2 mission spacecraft’s Mylar solar sail.

SpeedNews Defense & Space

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SpeedNews Defense & Space

Jul 25, 2019
AIRBUS A400M airlifter successfully deployed 50 paratroopers from its side door in test over southern France.

In Brief

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Indonesia To Take Philippine NC212i Order

Jul 25, 2019
Indonesian Aerospace will accept a Philippine order for six NC212i transports next month, the company says.

Funding & Policy

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Pentagon Eyes Medium Orbit For Future Constellations

Jul 23, 2019
A new leadership team at the Space Development Agency is considering a switch to a higher orbit with larger and potentially fewer sats for the critical comm layer of a proposed future military space architecture.
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Senate Swiftly Confirms Esper As Defense Secretary

Jul 23, 2019
The Senate confirmed Mark Esper as the next defense secretary by a 90-8 vote July 23, ending months of leadership uncertainty for the top job at the Pentagon, where more than a dozen senior leadership posts remain vacant.
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FAA Makes ADS-B Exception For Sensitive Missions

Jul 23, 2019
Making an accommodation for defense, homeland security and law enforcement missions, the FAA has added an exception to its pending requirement that aircraft constantly transmit their position by automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out.
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Congress Reaches Two-Year Budget Deal

Jul 23, 2019
President Donald Trump announced July 22 that Democrats and Republicans have agreed on a two-year budget and debt ceiling deal “with no poison pills.”
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FAA Expands Drone Airspace Authorizations To Hobbyists

Jul 23, 2019
The FAA has expanded access to its system for authorizing flights of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) near airports to recreational operators.

Operations

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NASA Mission Control Legend Chris Kraft Dies

Jul 23, 2019
“Chris was one of the core team members that helped our nation put humans in space and on the Moon, and his legacy is immeasurable,” NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said.

Business

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Firebird Commercial Ops Seen As Game Changer

Jul 18, 2019
“We’ve been talking to all of the large UAS manufacturers, then Northrop Grumman opened the Firebird to commercial sale,” President Thomas Swoyer Jr. says.

 

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