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December 3, 2007

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Final Hurdle

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

New Deal

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Generation 4.5

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Final Hurdle

Europe's Columbus lab is poised for its much anticipated launch to ISS

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

New Deal

SSTL, OHB System agree to team on Galileo as focus shifts from funding to procurement

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Generation 4.5

New Inmarsat satellite to drive BGAN expansion

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F-22 Down Under?

Australia's new government will pull out of Iraq, but it's as committed to defense as its predecessor

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Cessna Heads for China

Avic I to build SkyCatchers, while Cessna grows single-engine line at home

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Nuclear Reaction

Russia advances new air-launched deterrent as glimpses of design emerge

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Going Nuke

Air Force secretary sheds more definition on mission for new bomber

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WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Giving Afghanistan Lift

Afghanistan’s air force is likely to see its fixed-wing transport capacity grow substantially under international plans to build up a tactical transport fleet of 18-24 aircraft starting around mid-2009. The Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan wants to give a boost to the Afghan National Army to relieve the strain on NATO’s International Security Assistance Force and the U.S. troops operating under separate mandate in the country.

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Chinese Lunar Hope

BEIJING Someday China will send astronauts to the Moon, even though it has no timetable for doing so, predicts the head of the country’s space agency. Four weeks after officials formally denied press reports that China planned a manned lunar mission by 2020, the national space administration head, Sun Laiyan, says the Moon program includes only unmanned spacecraft.

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ISRAEL'S LEBANON LESSONS

Learning on the Fly

Israeli analysts call for more flexibility and renewal of basic combat skills

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