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January 9, 2017

PERSONS OF THE YEAR

The Quiet Revolution

MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing’s Coming Revolution

FACE TO FACE

'The Trail Has Been Blazed'

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PERSONS OF THE YEAR

The Quiet Revolution

Ash Carter, Bob Work and Frank Kendall changed how the Pentagon does business

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MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing’s Coming Revolution

Ready or not, aerospace factory of the future is on its way and will increase global competitiveness

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FACE TO FACE

'The Trail Has Been Blazed'

AW&ST: Cyberdefense is becoming an important part of Raytheon’s business. Kennedy: With the Internet of Things, cyber is pervasive in everything we do. The entire globe has become essentially a cybereconomy. The tip of the iceberg is really the information technology, but below the waterline there is a significant amount of concern about cybersecurity on the operational-technology side of the business—the factories that are automated with robotics, and how those are tied back to the original equipment manufacturers so that they can update and maintain them.
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DEFENSE

Choke Points

The Joint Strike Fighter: progress and problems

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TECHNOLOGY

Vertical Vision

After successful tethered tests, VTOL arc-wing configuration targets free-flight evaluation

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First Take

Textron AirLand flew the first production-conforming Scorpion on Dec. 22. Changes to the light surveillance/attack jet include a Garmin G3000 integrated cockpit and 4 deg. of wing sweep. Leonardo flew the prototype M345 jet trainer on Dec. 29.
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AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Precision Paths

Israel deploys performance-based navigation to mitigate rocket threats and noise issues

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Slot Strategies

Tokyo airport proposals offer opportunity for JAL and ANA

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DEFENSE

Safe Bet

Airbus hopes Sea Lion will restore Berlin’s faith in helicopter buys

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ADVANCED PROPULSION

Breaking Boundaries

Fan tests pave way for follow-on evaluations aimed at D8 and aft-propulsor configurations

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