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October 5, 2009

LOW-COST CARRIERS

Variety Show

MILITARY HELICOPTERS

Fair Romeo

AIR WARFARE RESEARCH PART 2

From Exotic To More Exotic

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LOW-COST CARRIERS

Variety Show

Low-cost orthodoxy gives way to new revenue streams

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MILITARY HELICOPTERS

Fair Romeo

U.S. Navy deploys a new complement of Seahawks

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AIR WARFARE RESEARCH PART 2

From Exotic To More Exotic

Desert projects explore advanced explosives, directed energy and cyber-war

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MILITARY HELICOPTERS

Performance Anxiety

Afghanistan operations dictate U.S. rotary-wing modernizations

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AIR WARFARE RESEARCH PART 2

Unshackling Research

Electronic silence, unrestricted airspace and big ranges beckon

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COMMENTARY

MARKET FOCUS

The Iridium mobile satellite venture is a case study on how innovative technology can be confused with market innovation. The network of 66 interconnected low-orbit satellites was a marvel in the 1990s, enabling phone calls to be placed from any point on the globe.

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AIR WARFARE RESEARCH PART 2

Integration Nightmares

Interoperability is a good idea, but few want to pay or plan for the changes

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DEFENSE

North Korea Copies Al Qaeda

Pyongyang plans for provocation, limited attack and a quick shift to negotiation

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DEFENSE

Developing Intelligence

NATO advances on alliance-owned Global Hawk, as roll-out approaches for German sigint version

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DEFENSE

Race Against Time

Iraqi air force poised to expand ground-attack capability

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