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Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, September 13, 2019

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Funding & Policy

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USMC Poised To Revise Order Split Between F-35Cs, F-35Bs

Sep 12, 2019
The service’s overall program of record of 420 aircraft is expected to remain unchanged, but the fleet split between the current plan to buy 353 short-takeoff-vertical-landing (Stovl)-capable F-35Bs and 67 carrier-based F-35Cs could change dramatically.
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Senate Approps Furthers DOD Budget Request

Sep 12, 2019
The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved 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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USAF Secretary Nominee Supports Space Force

Sep 12, 2019
U.S. Air Force Secretary nominee Barbara Barrett believes establishing a sixth armed service focused on space is long overdue.

Programs

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New LRPM Hits U.S. Army Shopping List

Sep 12, 2019
A new air-launched missile with 30-40 km (16.2-21.6 nm) range that can be used to destroy integrated air defense systems and lightly armored vehicles is now being pursued by the U.S. Army’s aviation branch.
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USAF Identifies Critical New KC-46 Design Flaw

Sep 12, 2019
The U.S. Air Force has identified a potential new design flaw with the KC-46A tanker and banned the fleet from carrying cargo or passengers until a solution is found and delivered.

SpeedNews Defense & Space

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SpeedNews Defense & Space

Sep 12, 2019
AIRBUS will study ultra-high-resolution synthetic aperture radar satellite technology under “Oberon” program for the UK’s Defense Science and Technology Laboratory, leading to in-orbit demo in 2022

In Brief

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DJI, France’s Delair Announce Drone Partnership

Sep 12, 2019
Leading small drone manufacturer DJI and French drone services company Delair announced a partnership on Sept. 12 to provide visual data collection and analysis products for industrial applications

Business

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Thales Alenia Space Unveils New Sat Amid Job Cuts

Sep 12, 2019
The new "Space Inspire" satellite is part of a trend toward software-defined spacecraft that also includes Airbus’s Onesat and Boeing’s 702X series.
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In Raytheon-UTC Merger, Cash Out Before New Technology

Sep 12, 2019
The proposed tie-up of Raytheon and United Technologies is being billed publicly as a potential catalyst for new technology some day in the future.
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Satellite Operators Express Doubt About 5G

Sep 12, 2019
Some major telecommunications satellite operators have expressed cautiousness about 5G—a fifth-generation mobile communications network that satellites are supposed to be a component of—as a business opportunity, suggesting it may not live up to the hype.
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NASA’s Texas Economic Impact Impressive, Comptroller Says

Sep 12, 2019
NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) has a $4.7 billion annual impact on the overall Texas economy and supports more than 52,000 government and private sector jobs, according to a first-ever statewide assessment by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.
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SES, Collins Team On Inflight Broadband Service

Sep 12, 2019
The “LuxStream” service will connect with SES’ managed Ku-band satellite network to offer data speeds of up to 25 Mbps in the U.S. and 15 Mbps globally.

Operations

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Protesters To Disrupt Heathrow Flights With UAVs

Sep 12, 2019
Environmental protest group Heathrow Pause plans to disrupt flights at London Heathrow Airport for at least five days starting Sept. 13 by illegally flying UAVs within the airport’s exclusion zone.

Fleet Snapshot

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Fleet Snapshot: South Korean Air Force 2019-2029

Sep 12, 2019
View the South Korean Air Force 2019-2029 chart in PDF format.

 

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