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US Patent Issued to The Boeing on April 28 for "Predicting aircraft trajectory" (Spanish Inventors)

May 3, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 3 -- United States Patent no. 9,020,662, issued on April 28, was assigned to The Boeing Co. (Chicago).

Boeing to Sell Aircraft to Emirates Airlines Through Ex-Im Bank Loan

May 3, 2015 WASHINGTON, May 3 -- The Department of Export-Import Bank published the following notice in the Federal Register:Application for Final Commitment for a Long-Term Loan or Financial Guarantee in Excess of $100 Million: ...

Boeing to Sell Aircraft to China Southern Airlines With Ex-Im Bank Loan

May 3, 2015 WASHINGTON, May 3 -- The Department of Export-Import Bank published the following notice in the Federal Register:Application for Final Commitment for a Long-Term Loan or Financial Guarantee in Excess of $100 Million: ...

FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDs

May 3, 2015 It shouldn’t be a surprise that the Dyess Big Country AirFest is all about the planes. But the sheer variety of military aircraft at the event — from the Air Force’s imposing C-130J to the Army̵...

Boeing begins construction of new facility in Saint Louis, Missouri

May 3, 2015 About 700 new jobs will be created for the 777X work. Construction should be complete in 2016, with work on 777X wing and empennage parts starting in 2017. The facility is an expansion of Boeing's current tooling cent...

Ohioans played decisive roles in WWII battles; Local veterans look back as 70th anniversary of V-E Day approaches.; REMEMBERING GREATNESS

May 3, 2015 Lewis Waters, a retired insurance underwriter from Springfield, received the Purple Heart for his contributions during World War II.Baylor Kirk of Beavercreek served on the warship USS Loy as an electrician in the Atl...

Bond bill can clear

May 3, 2015 Aeronautical Centerfor a timely takeoffTen years ago, no one would have mentioned the words Charleston and aerospace in the same breath. Today, Charleston County is one of only three locations in the world where w...

‘Target Tokyo’ recounts daring U.S. mission in WWII

May 3, 2015 Seventy-three years ago, 16 American aircraft left the rolling deck of an aircraft carrier on what their crews regarded as a suicide mission: a strike at the heart of wartime Japan. In 2013, the final toast of the fli...

Slovak 'Hip' replacement settles on nine Black Hawks

May 3, 2015 FULL TEXTThe Slovak Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 29 April that it will buy nine Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk medium-lift utility helicopters worth USD261 million for the country's armed forces.

UK Rivet Joint returns to the fight against Islamic State

May 3, 2015 FULL TEXTThe UK Royal Air Force's (RAF's) sole current Boeing RC-135 Rivet Joint signals intelligence (SIGINT) aircraft has returned to the Middle East to join ongoing coalition operations against the Islamic State in...

L-3 Communications income slumps year-on-year in Q1 results

May 3, 2015



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L-3 Communications reported a drop of 29% in income on 30 April, as price escalations on current contracts and fleet retirements began to take their toll on the company.

Indian carrier Vikramaditya in short refit, being fitted with close-in weapon systems

May 3, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsIndia's Vikramaditya is undergoing a short refitWork has provided the opportunity to install a CIWS capabilityThe Indian Navy's 46,000-tonne Russian-built aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya is underg...

Minor aerial and naval incidents between Iran and Saudi Arabia likely to recur in Gulf

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsThe Saudi-led Arab coalition is enforcing the UN Security Council-authorised arms embargo against the Houthi in Yemen, while vessels traversing the Strait of Hormuz typically navigate through intern...

New Birds in Town: Marine Unit Adds Three Helicopters to its Fleet

May 2, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Robins Air Force Base issued the following news release:

The number of helicopters flying in and out of Robins Air Force Base is increasing.

First Shadow V2 systems fielded

May 2, 2015 FULL TEXTThe first of the US Army's RQ-7B V2 Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been fielded, the service has announced.The Fort Bliss, Texas-based 3rd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment - which has been reflagge...

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