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Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, September 11, 2019

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MBDA Developing Weapons Concepts For Tempest

Sep 10, 2019
Missile manufacturer MBDA is developing concepts for new short-range air-to-air missiles that could be one of the armaments for the UK’s future Tempest combat aircraft.
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First Ariane 6 Launch Now Planned By End Of 2020

Sep 10, 2019
The development schedule of Europe’s medium- to heavy-lift Ariane 6 launcher appears to be taking longer than expected.
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Italy Joins Britain’s Tempest Fighter Project

Sep 10, 2019
Italy looks set to become the second nation to join Britain’s Tempest future fighter development project.
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AeroVironment Prepares To Fly Hawk30 HAPS

Sep 10, 2019
HAPSMobile, the joint venture between AeroVironment and Japan’s SoftBank, is preparing to fly the Hawk30 high-altitude pseudo-satellite at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center on Edwards AFB in California.

SpeedNews Defense & Space

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SpeedNews Defense & Space

Sep 10, 2019
BOEING unveiled 702X family of software-defined satellites, incl. 1,900-kg (4,200-lb.) variant for geosynchronous orbit.

In Brief

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Renowned Aerospace Journalist Norman Baker Dies

Sep 10, 2019
Norman Baker, a veteran aerospace journalist and a founder and president of the National Space Club, died Aug. 26.

Business

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Arianespace, Maxar See GEO Market Rebound

Sep 09, 2019
The market for geostationary satellites, which until recently was going through a trough, is picking up, according to the CEOs of launch service operator Arianespace and satellite manufacturer Maxar Technologies.
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BAE To Purchase HAPS Developer Prismatic

Sep 10, 2019
BAE Systems says it has reached an agreement to purchase British startup Prismatic, a high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) manufacturer.

Operations

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H-IIB Launch Canceled After Fire At Japan Pad

Sep 10, 2019
A fire broke out during final preparations for launch of a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIB rocket carrying a cargo ship to the International Space Station for JAXA.

Funding & Policy

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Senate Subcommittee Advances DOD Approps Bill

Sep 10, 2019
The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee has advanced the Pentagon’s fiscal 2020 budget request and would provide the Defense Department with $694.9 billion in accordance with the 2019 Bipartisan Budget Act.
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Bolton Out As Trump’s National Security Adviser

Sep 10, 2019
President Donald Trump has dismissed his third national security adviser, John Bolton, a defense hawk who advocated for more DOD spending and to keep troops in Afghanistan.

Technology

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NASA-Backed Research Seeks Better Carbon Fiber Composites

Sep 09, 2019
Worchester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is developing a an algorithm to eliminate imperfections in carbon fiber composites for materials used in the production of propellant tanks and other spacecraft components.

Contracts

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Selected U.S. Military Contracts For The Week Of Sept. 3-6, 2019

Sep 10, 2019
GTA Containers Inc., South Bend, Indiana, has been awarded a $9,478,079 contract modification (P00004) to previously awarded FA8533-16-D-0001 for collapsible fuel tank production.

 

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