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Boeing Receives $2 Billion C-17 Aircraft Sustainment Contract | Aero-News Network

Boeing Receives $2 Billion C-17 Aircraft Sustainment Contract | Aero-News Network | Military Tech | Scoop.it

Performance-Based Logistics Program To Support Aircraft Through 2017

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Increased C-130J availability equal to one additional aircraft | Australian Aviation Magazine

Increased C-130J availability equal to one additional aircraft | Australian Aviation Magazine | Military Tech | Scoop.it
Process reforms carried out on the maintenance of the RAAF’s 12 C-130J transport aircraft have delivered the equivalent of an extra aircraft being
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US missile defense test fails: Pentagon | Missiles & Bombs News at DefenceTalk

US missile defense test fails: Pentagon | Missiles & Bombs News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
America's missile defense system failed on Friday in a test over the Pacific, with an interceptor failing to hit an incoming ballistic missile, the Pentagon
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Australian Navy Commissions 808 Squadron and New MRH 90 Helicopter | Navy & Maritime Security News at DefenceTalk

Australian Navy Commissions 808 Squadron and New MRH 90 Helicopter | Navy & Maritime Security News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
A new helicopter to be used by both the Royal Australian Navy and Army was today inducted into the Australian Defence Force Fleet during a commissioning
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India-Pakistan: The Cure That Is Worse Than The Disease

India-Pakistan: The Cure That Is Worse Than The Disease | Military Tech | Scoop.it
January 19, 2013: India is in an uproar over the January 8 th Pakistani army attack on two Indian soldiers and the beheading of one of them This is made worse by Pakistan insisting they are blameless and...
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Russia Set to Launch Three Military Satellites | Defense Technology News at DefenceTalk

Russia Set to Launch Three Military Satellites | Defense Technology News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
Russia will launch on Tuesday three Cosmos series military-purpose satellites, the Defense Ministry said on Monday. A Rokot launch vehicle carrying the
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Boeing Receives $2 Billion C-17 Aircraft Sustainment Contract | Aero-News Network

Boeing Receives $2 Billion C-17 Aircraft Sustainment Contract | Aero-News Network | Military Tech | Scoop.it

Performance-Based Logistics Program To Support Aircraft Through 2017

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ONR Awards Contract To Develop GPS Jamming And Spoofing Detection Technology | Aero-News Network

ONR Awards Contract To Develop GPS Jamming And Spoofing Detection Technology | Aero-News Network | Military Tech | Scoop.it
Taps Rockwell Collins For The Three-Year MIST Program The Office of Naval Research has awarded Rockwell Collins a contract to develop technolog| Published: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 | Aero-News Network...
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Australian Helicopters secures Rio Tinto transport contract

Australian Helicopters secures Rio Tinto transport contract | Military Tech | Scoop.it
Canadian Helicopters Group's subsidiary Helicopters Australia will operate three new AgustaWestland AW109SP GrandNew helicopters on marine transfer flights...
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ILA: Heavy transport helicopter design comes to life

ILA: Heavy transport helicopter design comes to life | Military Tech | Scoop.it
Eurocopter is showing a fuselage segment for a proposed Future Transport Helicopter (FTH), which it believes could meet the requirements of military users...
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Up to $853M to Penn State for Naval Research

Up to $853M to Penn State for Naval Research | Military Tech | Scoop.it

The Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory serves as a U.S. Navy UARC (University Affiliated Research Center) in Defense science and technologies, with a focus in naval missions and related areas. In September 2012, they were awarded a 5-year, maximum $415 million

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I found this article interesting due to the fact that I am planning on attending college here.  I will use this to show how engineering and technology is expanding close to home. This will be included under my military subtopic.

Walt Bechtell's comment, February 24, 2013 11:47 AM
Excellent work Erin! These are fantastic articles. Did you complete your interview?
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BAE Systems, EADS in merger talks | Defense & Security News at DefenceTalk

BAE Systems, EADS in merger talks | Defense & Security News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
British arms manufacturer BAE Systems and European planemaker EADS revealed Wednesday they are in merger talks to create a global aerospace and defence leader...
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New Russian ICBM Can Carry Bigger Warhead | Missiles & Bombs News at DefenceTalk

New Russian ICBM Can Carry Bigger Warhead | Missiles & Bombs News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
Russia’s new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile will have a 5-ton warhead, which is four times that of its predecessors, a former military commander...
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Rheinmetall Airborne Systems Unveils Hybrid UAV Design at ILA | Defense Update Portal

Rheinmetall Airborne Systems Unveils Hybrid UAV Design at ILA | Defense Update Portal | Military Tech | Scoop.it
The X1 hybrid airborne system, currently in a concept development phase in Rheinmetall Airborne Systems and Swiss UAV, will combine the capabilities of a helicopter and a fixed-wing aircraft, thus lending itself to a wide variety of missions.
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Logistics: What Is Left Behind In Afghanistan

Logistics: What Is Left Behind In Afghanistan | Military Tech | Scoop.it
July 14, 2013: It’s going to cost some $14 billion to deal with $26 billion worth of American equipment in Afghanistan Half that cost will be for shipping gear out, but the other $7 billion will be the cost of equipment not worth shipping...
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BAE Systems to Upgrade Australia’s Hawk Trainer Jets | Aviation & Air Force News at DefenceTalk

BAE Systems to Upgrade Australia’s Hawk Trainer Jets | Aviation & Air Force News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
BAE Systems has commenced a new contract to remain the in-service support provider for the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF’s) Hawk 127 Lead-In Fighter
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Information Warfare: Microsoft Military Specials

Information Warfare: Microsoft Military Specials | Military Tech | Scoop.it
January 17, 2013: The US Department of Defense recently made a deal with Microsoft to obtain Microsoft products (operating systems and apps) for some two million military users (mostly in the army and air force) for about $100 a year (for three ye...
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Australian Air Warfare Destroyers Continue to Take Shape | Navy & Maritime Security News at DefenceTalk

Australian Air Warfare Destroyers Continue to Take Shape | Navy & Maritime Security News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
The sonar block for the first of Australia’s three Air Warfare Destroyers has been received from Spanish shipbuilder and AWD platform designer
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Israel to Begin Using Advanced Missile Detection System | Missiles & Bombs News at DefenceTalk

Israel to Begin Using Advanced Missile Detection System | Missiles & Bombs News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
The Air Defense Formation's new system will operate more precisely than the current systems – detecting 99% of incoming missiles, while minimizing false
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Navy Awards $13.5 Million Contract For Autonomous UAV Technology | Aero-News Network

Navy Awards $13.5 Million Contract For Autonomous UAV Technology | Aero-News Network | Military Tech | Scoop.it
Will Enable VTOL Aircraft To Operate Largely Unsupervised The Office of Naval Research has awarded a $13.5 million contract to an industry team| Published: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 | Aero-News Network...
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Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile | Missiles & Bombs News at DefenceTalk

Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile | Missiles & Bombs News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
The Pakistan Army carried out a successful test-firing of a Hatf-7 (Babur) nuclear-capable cruise missile on Monday, DawnNews reported.
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Lukewarm response from markets to EADS-BAE merger plans

Lukewarm response from markets to EADS-BAE merger plans | Military Tech | Scoop.it
Reactions to merger talks between EADS and BAE Systems have been distinctly lukewarm, with one investor describing it as a "deal without logic".The two...
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Chilean Air Force Tests an Upgraded EW System for the F-16 | Defense Update Portal

Chilean Air Force Tests an Upgraded EW System for the F-16 | Defense Update Portal | Military Tech | Scoop.it
ITT Exelis completed a successful demonstration of the new block upgrade of its AN/ALQ-211 Advanced Defensive Electronic Warfare System (AIDEWS).
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Northrop to Demonstrate Next-Gen Air Defense Radar System | Defense Technology News at DefenceTalk

Northrop to Demonstrate Next-Gen Air Defense Radar System | Defense Technology News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
The U.S.Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NOC) a contract to demonstrate technologies for its Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR)...
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F-35A reaches ‘huge milestone’ in program development | Aviation & Air Force News at DefenceTalk

F-35A reaches ‘huge milestone’ in program development | Aviation & Air Force News at DefenceTalk | Military Tech | Scoop.it
Air Force officials begin their F-35A Lightning II Operational Utility Evaluation Sept.
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F-35B Completes First Airborne Engine Start Tests | Aero-News Network

F-35B Completes First Airborne Engine Start Tests | Aero-News Network | Military Tech | Scoop.it
BF-2 Made 27 Successful Air Starts Last Month The F-35 integrated test force announced the completion of a major prerequisite test for in-fligh| Published: Thu, Sep 06, 2012 | Aero-News Network...
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