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7/19/2018

Boeing and Airbus have fielded combined total orders valued at more than $110 billion at the Farnborough Airshow. Boeing deals' total more than $60 billion at list prices.

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7/19/2018

The US reportedly will allow India to purchase an armed version of the Guardian drone. Should a sale proceed, it will mark the first large-scale armed drone sale to a non-NATO nation by the US.

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Reuters
7/19/2018

Boeing reportedly is offering its F-15X fighter jet to the US military, touting the updated aircraft's new flight controls, displays and radar.

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7/19/2018

Germany may create a research agency similar to the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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Defense News
7/19/2018

Aircraft buyers, particularly those from Asia, at the Farnborough Airshow are asking not to be named amid worries regarding global trade tensions. "Clearly we don't like undisclosed orders, but we have to respect customers," Airbus' Eric Schulz said.

7/19/2018

VietJet has agreed to buy 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 80 MAX 10 passenger jets with a combined list-price value of at least $12.7 billion. The airline has a 2016 order of 100 737 8s.

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7/19/2018

NASA will use the X-59A QueSST demonstrator developed by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works to build public acceptance of modern, quieter sonic booms.

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7/19/2018

NASA is partnering with private companies to place landers on the moon in advance of a return mission. "This time, we will not only plant our flag and leave our footprints -- we will establish a foundation for an eventual mission to Mars, and perhaps someday, to many worlds beyond," President Donald Trump said when announcing the mission.

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7/19/2018

Lawmakers want to find a compromise that will preserve the US relationship with India, despite India's purchase of Russian-made weapons. The Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act mandates penalties for countries that buy from Russia.

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Defense News
7/19/2018

Fred Hochberg, former chairman of the US Export-Import Bank, says inaction by the Senate on the bank's board nominees is costing the US jobs and forfeiting sales to foreign competitors. He says this "self-inflicted wound on American workers ... can be healed if the Senate acts now."

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