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March 26, 2013

Letter From The President

Letter From The President

MANUFACTURING

Supply and Demand

MANUFACTURING

The Next Phase

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Letter From The President

Letter From The President

Dear Aviation and Aerospace Colleague: Aviation Week’s mission is to deliver actionable content comprising best practices and insight from all areas of the aviation and aerospace world. To stay ahead of the information clutter and accelerated decision-making you—the aerospace professional—face, we are constantly challenging ourselves to make this information more forwardlooking, integrated and simpler to access and use.
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MANUFACTURING

Supply and Demand

Supply-chain plans are key to financial success of CSeries for Bombardier

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MANUFACTURING

The Next Phase

Lockheed Martin’s Larry Lawson chosen to lead Spirit past supply-chain bottleneck

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MANUFACTURING

TEXAS TWO-STEP

Washington For the second time in just over a year, Lockheed Martin’s premier aeronautics division in Fort Worth is getting a new boss. Larry Lawson is leaving as executive vice president for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics—which oversees the F-35, F-22, C-130J and C-5 reengining programs—after only a year (see article above).

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DEFENSE

Not To Be

White House shuns new SM-3 IIB missile, reverting to Boeing for stateside missile defenses

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SPACE

Long Pole

Another delay besets the heavy launcher on which China’s space program is betting

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AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY

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FLEET READINESS

Running Aground

Budget cuts impact U.S. Navy’s surface fleet resurgence plans

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ROTORCRAFT

Higher Performance

Helicopter upgrades breathe new life into old fleets

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DISPATCHES

Not Dead Yet

Too early to declare victory in pirate wars

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