Why Trump Is Wrong On U.S. Nuclear Modernization [feedly]

miércoles, 12 de octubre de 2016

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Why Trump Is Wrong On U.S. Nuclear Modernization
// Ares

Donald Trump made a sweeping claim during last night's explosive presidential debate that America's nuclear weapons capability has fallen far behind Russia's. But the facts don't back up his assessment.

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Drone Wingmen for Japanese Fighter Jocks [feedly]

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Drone Wingmen for Japanese Fighter Jocks
// War Is Boring - Medium

Combat Support Unmanned Aircraft robots could fight alongside F-3 manned fighters

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Is Poland really considering restarting production of its indigenous obsolete I-22 Iryda trainer aircraft? [feedly]

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Is Poland really considering restarting production of its indigenous obsolete I-22 Iryda trainer aircraft?
// The Aviationist

Poland may resuscitate an obsolete domestic trainer in an attempt to boost the economic situation of the country. On Oct. 3, Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of development visited Chełm State Higher School of Vocational Education (PWSZ – Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa). Among the things said during the visit one is particularly […]
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This armed Russian Su-27 Flanker has (probably) violated the Finnish airspace today [feedly]

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This armed Russian Su-27 Flanker has (probably) violated the Finnish airspace today
// The Aviationist

The Finnish Ministry of Defense has released a photo of an armed Russian Flanker that possibly violated Finland's sovereign airspace. In the last few years we have reported several close encounters between Russian and NATO or allied aircraft in the Baltic region. However, all these encounters occurred more or less in accordance with a standard […]
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Aircraft crash next to P&W factory may be intentional [feedly]

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Aircraft crash next to P&W factory may be intentional
// Flight Global HEADLINES

The FBI is investigating an aircraft crash across from the main entrance of a Pratt & Whitney engine factory in East Hartford, Connecticut.
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Cessna Citation Longitude Logs First Flight [feedly]

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Cessna Citation Longitude Logs First Flight
// Aero-News Network

Yet Another Test Flight For A New Member Of The Citation Family Cessna Aircraft has confirmed the completion of the successful first flight of its Citation Longitude super-midsize jet. The flight comes less than a year after the company unveiled new details for the revolutionary aircraft. "Today's successful first flight of the Citation Longitude was performed exactly as we anticipated," said Scott Ernest, president and CEO, Textron Aviation. The Longitude took off from the company's east campus Beech Field Airport, piloted by experimental test pilots Ed Wenninger and Stuart Rogerson. During the two hour and two minute flight, the team tested the aircraft's flaps, landing gear, pressurization systems, stability and control.
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Mitsubishi warns ANA of delay risk for first MRJ

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/mitsubishi-warns-ana-of-delay-risk-for-first-mrj-429968/

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From nothing to glory in six decades - China's space program

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/From_nothing_to_glory_in_six_decades___Chinas_space_program_999.html

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Chinese startups making world's largest space plane and more

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Asias_SpaceX_Chinese_Startups_Making_Worlds_Largest_Space_Plane_and_More_999.html

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​JAPAN AEROSPACE: Kawasaki takes aim at international P-1 deals

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/japan-aerospace-kawasaki-takes-aim-at-internationa-430286/

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Boeing, Qatar Airways Announce Order for 30 787-9 Dreamliners, 10 777-300ERs

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2016-10-07-Boeing-Qatar-Airways-Announce-Order-for-30-787-9-Dreamliners-10-777-300ERs

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Boeing, China Southern Airlines Finalize Order for 12 787-9 Dreamliners

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2016-10-12-Boeing-China-Southern-Airlines-Finalize-Order-for-12-787-9-Dreamliners

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US Marines Special Ops in Iraq to Launch New Surveillance Drone - Sputnik International

https://sputniknews.com/us/201610121046240170-us-marines-fly-new-drone/

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Sukhoi Civil Aircraft, Interjet discuss spare parts manufacturing in Mexico ... - Russia Beyond the Headlines

http://in.rbth.com/news/2016/10/11/sukhoi-civil-aircraft-interjet-discuss-spare-parts-manufacturing-in-mexico_637747

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Sukhoi plans 120-seat SSJ stretch - ATWOnline

http://atwonline.com/airframes/sukhoi-plans-120-seat-ssj-stretch

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Improved A330 MRTT completes maiden flight - Aviation Analysis Wing (press release) (blog)

http://www.aviationanalysis.net/2016/10/improved-a330-mrtt-completes-maiden.html


Aviation Analysis Wing (press release) (blog)

Improved A330 MRTTcompletes maiden flight
Aviation Analysis Wing (press release) (blog)
Improved A330 MRTTcompletes maiden flight. Airbus Defense and Space successfully completed maiden flight of an improved A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft. The variant features a number of enhancements including structural modifications and ...

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Will Indian Air Force opt for Boeing KC-46 Pegasus for its six tanker requirements?... - International Business Times, India Edition

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/will-indian-air-force-opt-boeing-kc-46-pegasus-its-six-tanker-requirements-699339

International Business Times, India Edition

Will Indian Air Force opt for Boeing KC-46 Pegasus for its six tanker ...
International Business Times, India Edition
The Narendra Modi government had withdrawn a tender for the MRTT aircraft in July. Earlier, another tender won by Airbus for A330 MRTTwas also scrapped. Nevertheless, Boeing's representatives were in New Delhi to brief IAF on the aircraft, IAF sources ...

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Command of the air in the 2030s

http://www.aerosociety.com/News/Insight-Blog/4830/Command-of-the-air-in-the-2030s

How will crewed and uncrewed platforms work together in the future? (Dassault Aviation)

Test pilot VIANNEY GONCALVES, Jr* looks into the future of air combat tactics as it stands on the cusp of a new era in manned-unmanned teaming.

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Bjorn’s Corner: The Chinese aircraft engine industry

https://leehamnews.com/2016/10/07/bjorns-corner-chinese-aircraft-engine-industry/

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Airbus, Boeing agree on NMA–for now

https://leehamnews.com/2016/10/12/airbus-boeing-agree-nma-now/

One concept of the middle of the market airplane.

Oct. 12, 2016, © Leeham Co.: It's rare when Airbus and Boeing agree on product strategy, but officials of the two companies seemed in almost perfect alignment in separate interviews by LNC last week.

Barry Eccleston, president of Airbus Americas, and Mike Sinnett, VP of Product Strategy for Boeing, each said there is no consensus yet among customers for the Middle of the Market airplane (MOMA), also known as the New Mid-range Airplane (NMA) at Boeing.

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UAV Sales to Exceed $82 Billion Over Next 10 Years - Electronics360

http://electronics360.globalspec.com/article/7454/uav-sales-to-exceed-82-billion-over-next-10-years

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Islamic State uses UAV to attack French and Kurdish forces in Iraq - IHS Jane's 360

http://www.janes.com/article/64553/islamic-state-uses-uav-to-attack-french-and-kurdish-forces-in-iraq

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Airbus to seek compensation from Poland over botched deal | The Seattle Times

http://www.seattletimes.com/business/airbus-to-seek-compensation-from-poland-over-botched-deal/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_boeing-aerospace

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Europe’s big planemaker takes another short hop towards being a “normal” firm

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21708286-europes-big-planemaker-takes-another-short-hop-towards-being-normal-firm-formation?fsrc=scn/tw/te/pe/ed/information

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