MH-17 Shoot Down Alters Air Force’s Space Equation

MH-17 Shoot Down Alters Air Force’s Space Equation

ULA’s dependence on Russian rocket engines seems to put the joint venture at risk as sanctions against Russian companies intensify.

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Gaza Shows Worth in Laser Missile Defense Systems

Gaza Shows Worth in Laser Missile Defense Systems

The costly Iron Dome missile defense system is proving its worth and the need for laser missile defense systems.

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Chinese Spy Ship Arrives Near RIMPAC

Chinese Spy Ship Arrives Near RIMPAC

The Chinese sent an electronic surveillance ship to the edge of the region of the Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise.

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BAE ‘Bullish’ Army Will Buy Missile Guidance Kits

BAE ‘Bullish’ Army Will Buy Missile Guidance Kits

The U.S. subsidiary of the British defense giant BAE Systems Plc expects the Army to begin buying its guidance kits to convert unguided rockets into “smart” heat-seeking missiles.

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Congress Plans to Boost the Tomahawk Missiles Fleet

Congress Plans to Boost the Tomahawk Missiles Fleet

All four Congressional defense committees have aligned to support an increase in Tomahawk missile production in 2015 and beyond.

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Airbus Revs Up for A400M Production

Airbus Revs Up for A400M Production

Airbus Defense and Space is preparing for a massive increase in production of A400M strategic and tactical military airlifter.

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Royal Air Force Upgrades Tornado in Shadow of F-35

Royal Air Force Upgrades Tornado in Shadow of F-35

The British Royal Air Force plans to finish upgrades to as many as 59 Tornado aircraft by 2016.

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Lockheed, BAE Vie for F-16 Upgrades Abroad

Lockheed, BAE Vie for F-16 Upgrades Abroad

BAE wants to challenge Lockheed in competitions to upgrade F-16s in Asia, Europe and especially the Middle East — a slice of the global defense market estimated at $10 billion over the next decade.

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Air Force Seeks $100 Million for Rocket Rivalry

Air Force Seeks $100 Million for Rocket Rivalry

The U.S. Air Force’s top civilian said she wants $100 million in funding this year to hold a rocket launch competition.

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Pentagon: F-35 Grounding Lifted with Restrictions

Pentagon: F-35 Grounding Lifted with Restrictions

The Pentagon announced it has lifted the fleet-wide grounding of the F-35, dramatically raising hopes that the fifth-generation stealth fighter will make its international debut this week at the Farnborough International Air Show.

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Boeing Unveils New Maritime Surveillance Plane

Boeing Unveils New Maritime Surveillance Plane

Boeing developers have combined sensors from the P-8 with a Bombardier Challenger to create a new surveillance aircraft.

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Pentagon’s No. 2 to Meet with Navy to Discuss UCLASS

Pentagon’s No. 2 to Meet with Navy to Discuss UCLASS

Bob Work will meet with Navy officials to discuss requirements for the service’s carrier drone development program.

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Farnborough Will Kick Off Without Any F-35s

Farnborough Will Kick Off Without Any F-35s

The F-35 will miss the first day of the Farnborough International Air Show on Monday outside London, though organizers expect the fifth-generation stealth fighter to make an appearance later in the week.

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UPDATE: Pentagon Delays Navy’s Carrier Drone Program

UPDATE: Pentagon Delays Navy’s Carrier Drone Program

The Pentagon has delayed the delivery of the RFP that Navy officials expected later this month for the UCLASS program.

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Pentagon Reviews UCLASS Strike Capabilities

Pentagon Reviews UCLASS Strike Capabilities

Pentagon is reviewing Congressional concerns that the Navy’s UCLASS was too focused on ISR versus strike capabilities.

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Russian Fighters Will Miss Farnborough Air Show

Russian Fighters Will Miss Farnborough Air Show

Russian officials will not feature their Sukhoi Su-27 twin-engine fighter jets on display this year at the Farnborough Air Show.

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