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August 1, 2016

TECHNOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE

Future Technologies

SMALL SATELLITES

Sweating the Small Stuff

FACE TO FACE

Technology, Fighters and the Future

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TECHNOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE

Future Technologies

Washington With more than 100 years of dramatic technology advances behind it, what lies ahead for the aerospace industry— at least in the next 20-40 years? As its second century opens,Aviation Week & Space Technology identifies some of the more promising aerospace technologies already taking shape.

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SMALL SATELLITES

Sweating the Small Stuff

Paris There is rising tension between the growing small-satellite sector in the U.S. and prospective U.S.based smallsat launch-service providers, with the latter fearing they could be undercut by competition from low-cost rockets abroad and by the sale of repurposed ICBM motors at home.
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FACE TO FACE

Technology, Fighters and the Future

AW&ST: What is the latest on the F-35? Hewson: The Marine Corps declared their IOC [initial operational capability] last year; they are combat ready. The U.S. Air Force will declare this year, followed by the Navy in 2018, and other countries are receiving their aircraft.
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Reader Memories

What are your earliest memories of Aviation Week?

To celebrate 100 years since Lester D. Gardner published the very first issue of Aviation and Aeronautical Engineering on Aug. 1,1916, we asked you, our readers, to tell us your favorite aerospace memory, what got you interested in the industry and what keeps you reading us.
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POLICY

Autopilot Reset

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Viewpoint

Why the U.S. Needs NATO

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent comments that during his presidency America would only come to the aid of its Baltic NATO allies if they were deemed to have "fulfilled their obligations" to the U.S. turned heads not only in the U.S. but also in Europe.

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