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August 13, 2007

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

A New Endeavour

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

New Era

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Stealth at Sea

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A New Endeavour

Dissension in astronaut committee revealed as Endeavour finishes Challenger’s education mission, demonstrates key modifications

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New Era

Wideband Global launch is the first in a series to overhaul Pentagon’s satcom infrastructure

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Stealth at Sea

X-47B program is to demonstrate some aspects of carrier-based low-observable aircraft

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Radar Intercepted

U.S. limit on FA-50 radar keeps South Korean light fighter from competing with F-16

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Phoenix Streaks Toward Mars

New U.S. lander heads for north polar touchdown after flawless Delta II launch

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E-2d Flies

Advanced Hawkeye completes its first week of flight trials

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Arms Campaign

U.K. defense industry scrambles to salvage any value left from the wrecking of DESO

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Riding the Wave

LOS ANGELES Alliant Techsystems (ATK) will start key tests of a third-generation scramjet combustor in October as part of efforts to advance its goal of powering free-flying hypersonic test vehicles, possibly including later flights of the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Boeing X-51 Wave-Rider demonstrator.

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Uae Startup Orders First Spacecraft

PARIS Competition for satellite broadcasting and communications in the Middle East is set to heat up with the acquisition of a pair of broadband spacecraft by an Abu Dhabi startup. The company, Yah Satellite Communications Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Co. founded in January, last week ordered two satellites plus the accompanying ground system from EADS Astrium and Thales Alenia Space under a 6-billion United Arab Emirates dirham ($1.66-billion) in-orbit delivery contract.

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AEROSPACE IN RUSSIA

Bear Necessities

Trimming ambition to meet funding benefits the Russian air force, though challenges remain

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