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May 16, 2011

AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Banking on NextGen

DEFENSE

Talking Turkey

DEFENSE

Tejas Trials

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AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Banking on NextGen

Equipage funding is a tough sell in Congress, but a public-private approach may be an attractive solution

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DEFENSE

Talking Turkey

Fighter programs top Ankara’s long defense procurement wish list

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DEFENSE

Tejas Trials

India’s Light Combat Aircraft entering second phase of night flight tests

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DEFENSE

Second Stopgap

F-35 schedule is becoming uncomfortably tight for Canberra

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DEFENSE

Two-Front War

Lawmakers continue engine battle in Congress, look toward Panetta

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DEFENSE

Popularity Contest

WASHINGTON With the Pentagon facing yet another round of budget cutting, or “finding efficiencies," there are hints that the U.S. Air Force’s new bomber program is popular and the increasingly expensive F-35 is not. “The [new] bomber is incredibly important to us,” says Erin Conaton, undersecretary of the Air Force.

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AEROSPACE BUSINESS

Deja Vu

Stars may finally be aligned for Thales, Safran asset swap

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ROTORCRAFT

Combat Capabilities

Helicopter upgrades and purchases by U.S. and allies reflect war pressures

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BLACK PROGRAMS

Spook Central

Stealth, CIA links and Google Earth imagery point to Sikorsky black program site

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SPACE

New Confidence

USAF hopes to ‘shoot the engineers’ and let cost estimators take center stage

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