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Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, September 2, 2019

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Programs

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Eurofighter Drops Out Of Canadian Fighter Contest

Aug 30, 2019
Airbus and the UK Defense Ministry have withdrawn the Eurofighter Typhoon from Canada’s fighter contest, citing the cost of security concerns and the softening of Ottawa’s industrial technological benefits policies.
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IAI To Begin T-Heron Test Flights In March

Aug 29, 2019
Test flights of the T-Heron UAS developed by Israel Aerospace Industries will begin in March, a senior company official says.
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U.S. Army Kicks Off Hypersonic Weapon Work

Aug 30, 2019
The U.S. Army has awarded two contracts that will help advance the Pentagon’s goal of fielding a prototype hypersonic weapon by fiscal 2023.
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India, France To Build Satellite Constellation

Aug 30, 2019
India’s space agency is working with its French counterpart to develop and launch a constellation of up to 10 sats for coastal security and maritime surveillance.
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Volocopter eVTOL Flies In Helsinki Airspace Trial

Aug 29, 2019
Germany’s Volocopter has conducted a test flight at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Finland with its prototype electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxi.
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Elroy Air Flies Large VTOL Cargo UAV

Aug 28, 2019
The 1,215-lb. vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft made a 64-sec. first hover flight on Aug. 14 at the Camp Roberts California National Guard Base.
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India Plans To Unveil Tejas Mk. 2 In 2022

Aug 31, 2019
India plans to unveil the Mark 2 variant of its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) in 2022.

SpeedNews Defense & Space

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SpeedNews Defense & Space

Aug 31, 2019
UKRAINE tested Vilkha-M multiple launch rocket system using modernized missiles with increased strike radius Aug. 30 in the Odesa region.

In Brief

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UK Waste-To-Biofuel Plans Progress

Aug 31, 2019
British Airways (BA) has taken a step toward powering its fleet with sustainable alternative jet fuel after its partner Velocys submitted an application to develop Europe’s first plant for turning household and commercial solid waste into liquid fuel.

Funding & Policy

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Japan Defense Ministry Proposes F-35B Order In Fiscal 2020

Aug 30, 2019
The Japanese Ministry of Defense has proposed making an initial order for Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightnings in the coming fiscal year.

Business

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Boeing Invests More In Metal 3D Printer Morf3D

Aug 30, 2019
Boeing is doubling down on its metal additive manufacturing venture bet in Morf3D with a new round of funding, the companies said Aug. 30.

Holiday Note

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Holiday Note

Aug 31, 2019
In observance of the Labor Day holiday in the U.S., Aerospace Daily & Defense Report will not publish an issue dated Sept. 3. The next issue will be dated Sept. 4.

Technology

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USAF Plans Directed-Energy Counter Cruise Missile Experiment

Aug 30, 2019
As part of a campaign of experiments to evaluate directed-energy weapons for airbase defense, precision attack and aircraft defense, the U.S. Air Force is seeking information on systems that could shoot down cruise missiles.

Operations

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Florida’s Space Coast Braces For Dorian

Aug 30, 2019
Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to become a Category 3 hurricane by late Aug. 30 and keep strengthening as it moves toward Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral.

Program Dossier

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F-CK-1

Aug 31, 2019
The F-CK-1 is a twin-engine, light fighter designed and manufactured by the Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) for the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF).

Industry Calendar

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Calendar

Aug 31, 2019
Sept. 5—Spaceport Norway 2019 Conference & Expo, Clarion Hotel, Trondheim, Norway. For more information go to https://spaceport-norway.com/

 

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