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2/27/2020

Lockheed Martin's Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon is moving past the critical design review phase. Lockheed began work on the $780 million ARRW hypersonic weapon in 2017.

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2/27/2020

The State Department has approved a deal with Tunisia that includes four Textron AT6-C aircraft plus BAE weapons systems and targeting systems from L3Harris. The $325.8 million deal confirms an international market for the AT6-C.

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2/27/2020

France's Air Force may lease Boeing CH-47 Chinhook helicopters in advance of a program to buy its own fleet. The French armed forces are in need of a heavy lift helicopter.

2/27/2020

Pratt & Whitney PW1200G geared turbofan engines made in Japan will power the Mitsubishi Aircraft SpaceJet plane. The first such engine recently completed its maiden flight.

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2/27/2020

China Eastern Airlines has created OTT Airlines to become the launch customer of Commercial Aircraft Corp of China's C919 narrow-body passenger aircraft. Government supported airlines in China have placed orders for COMAC's ARJ21 regional jet.

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Reuters
2/27/2020

The Northrop Grumman Mission Extension Vehicle-1 has docked with the Intelsat-901 satellite. MEV-1 will enable the 19-year-old satellite to return to service next month.

2/27/2020

NASA is seeking bids for transport of its Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover to the moon's poles. NASA has reached out to companies in the Commercial Lunar Payload Services program.

2/27/2020

Denver City Council's aviation committee has advanced Southwest Airlines' request to lease 16 additional gates at Denver International Airport once ongoing construction is finished. "I cannot overstate that we are all in on Denver," Southwest's Steve Sisneros said.

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Denverite
2/27/2020

When a lost engagement ring was found near Gate 33 at Denver International Airport, United employees went the extra mile to reunite it with Megan Hansen, who had lost the ring while traveling to Disneyland. Senior supervisor Cheryl Searle and customer service representative Nancy Swingle hand-delivered the ring, surprising Hansen in the amusement park.

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United Hub
2/27/2020

American Airlines will be the official airline of the English soccer team Watford for the rest of the season. The partnership will feature match highlights in the airline's inflight entertainment systems and arena branding.

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