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8/17/2018

Mission and training demands could lead Germany's military to procure up to 80 new light helicopters. Airbus currently supplies the country with its H145M helicopter.

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8/17/2018

The US Air Force is stepping up its hypersonic weapons program, while China continues to move forward with testing the technology.

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8/17/2018

Airbus Corporate Jets has completed its first production of the ACJ320neo, with first flight expected soon. The aircraft was manufactured at the Airbus facility in Hamburg, Germany.

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8/17/2018

Boeing is purchasing military satellite-maker Millennium Space Systems, although conditions of the deal have not been revealed. "Millennium Space Systems' expertise in vertically integrated small-satellite solutions perfectly complements Boeing's existing satellite portfolio," Boeing's Leanne Caret says.

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8/17/2018

Lockheed Martin recently gave the public a glimpse inside its Donatello lunar habitat prototype. Crews from NASA will evaluate the system in 2019.

8/17/2018

Aerojet Rocketdyne intends to enhance the infrastructure of its Solid Rocket Motor Center of Excellence in Arkansas to boost manufacturing capabilities. The expansion will allow for more than 140 new positions by 2021.

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8/17/2018

Budget Control Act caps, set to come back into effect next year, could mean a $71 billion reduction in US defense spending unless Congress agrees to raise the cap.

8/17/2018

An editorial in the Dallas Morning News applauds Southwest Airlines' decision that cats and dogs are the only emotional support animals allowed to fly in the passenger cabin, and that travelers who say they need the animals for assistance are required to provide medical documentation.

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8/17/2018

The FedEx Express Mid-Atlantic Hub at North Carolina's Piedmont Triad International Airport is looking to hire about 400 workers in the coming months. "We have significant pickup and delivery operations at the Greensboro hub that will only grow with this expansion," FedEx spokesman Jim Masilak said.

8/17/2018

Southwest Airlines joined with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant Brynn Hennessey's wish to be an actress. The carrier flew the 13-year-old to Hollywood and gave her a role in a national commercial.

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