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10/16/2018

NetJets plans to purchase up to 325 Cessna Citation aircraft. The order could include up to 150 Cessna Citation Hemispheres and 175 Cessna Citation Longitude business jets, Textron's Rob Scholl says.

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Reuters
10/16/2018

Christopher Kubasik, CEO of L3 Technologies, and William Brown, the CEO of Harris Corp., say the merger of their companies was hardly a shock. "I think, in reality, people thought for years that this combination made sense. It was due to Bill and I working hard that we actually got it done," Kubasik said.

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Defense News
10/16/2018

Undersecretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy says a thorough analysis and right-sizing of Army programs are key steps in funding priorities going forward. "In many cases there are systems that are going to be replaced, but there is also just the rigor behind what are your requirements for every program in the Army," he says.

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Defense News
10/16/2018

The F-35B Lightning II has demonstrated its capability to perform a shipborne rolling vertical landing onto the Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth.

10/16/2018

Raytheon will finish its replacement of air traffic control systems across the US under the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System program.

10/16/2018

GE Aviation's Affinity engine will power Aerion's supersonic AS2 Mach 1.4 business jet. "Aerion and our industry team, comprised of Lockheed Martin, GE Aviation, and Honeywell, have solved many of the tremendous challenges in creating a supersonic renaissance," Aerion CEO Tom Vice says.

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AIN Online
10/16/2018

Globus Airlines is the first Russian carrier to include the Boeing 737 Max in its fleet.

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AIN Online
10/16/2018

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says future launches of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft are not likely to be delayed due to a recent launch failure, citing the initial investigation into the failure. "I fully anticipate at this point that we will fly again on a Russian Soyuz rocket, and I have no reason to believe at this point that it won't be on schedule," he says.

10/16/2018

The Air Force's 45th Space Wing is shooting for 24 launches in 2018 on its way to a goal of 48 annual launches. A $1.8 billion communications satellite will head into orbit aboard United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket this week.

10/16/2018

The US deficit hit $779 billion in President Donald Trump's first full budget cycle in office, up $113 billion from 2017. "The president is very much aware of the realities presented by our national debt," said Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Politico