November 11, 2013

MILITARY AIRCRAFT UPDATE

Aircraft Industry Adjusts to Cuts

NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Russian Renaissance

DUBAI 2013

Top Designers

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MILITARY AIRCRAFT UPDATE

Aircraft Industry Adjusts to Cuts

Cutbacks in government spending have not shut down the defense industry, but are making politics even more a part of doing business. On the fighter front, the Lockheed Martin F-35 program is making progress in development-testing and cost-cutting, but remains under intense pressure to get closer to its affordability and capability targets.

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NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Russian Renaissance

Putin gives nuclear weapons top billing

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DUBAI 2013

Top Designers

Middle Eastern airlines are now hugely influential when it comes to defining new aircraft models

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NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Modest Dragon

Fears of Chinese nuclear capability are likely overblown, analysts say

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NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Overcoming Armageddon

The most survivable element of the U.S. nuclear arsenal may wind up being the triad itself

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TWENTY20s

A&D Next-Gen Stars

These young people are industry contributors already, demonstrating engineering prowess
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DUBAI 2013

Network Building

The ‘Big Three’ Persian Gulf airlines may have different strategies, but all lead to strong growth

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DUBAI 2013

Arming the Gulf

Region is still a major weapons buyer

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DEFENSE

Upfront Upgrades

BAE gets started on South Korean F-16 program

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SPACE

Efficient Expedition

India launches $80 million Mars odyssey

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