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February 20, 2017

20 TWENTIES

TWENTIES To Watch

NAVAL AVIATION

Signaling Intent

HYPERSONICS

Hyper Threat

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20 TWENTIES

TWENTIES To Watch

Washington Every so often, someone comes along who is going to change the world. What remains to be seen is where and when that someone will have the opportunity. With that in mind, Aviation Week and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) collaborated with universities around the world to identify 20 undergraduate or master’s degree students who already are forging ahead on that mission.

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NAVAL AVIATION

Signaling Intent

If China is developing a naval AEW, a few catapult-launch carriers must be coming

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HYPERSONICS

Hyper Threat

U.S. is losing momentum in hypersonic arms race as China, Russia catch up, says report

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FACE TO FACE

Beyond Blackwater

AW&ST: What is Frontier Services Group (FSG)? Prince: Our mission is logistics in developing areas. We do everything from transportation, trucking and warehousing to delivering groceries from Cape Town, South Africa, all the way up through Congo.
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COMBAT AIRCRAFT IN ASIA

Eye-Catching

Indian fighter requirements for two services have many suitors

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DEFENSE

Drone Strike

Long-range attack UAVs being developed from aerial targets

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First Take

Ilyushin and United Aircraft Corp. are to modernize Russia’s Il-96 widebody airliner. Stretched by 31.7 ft. over the Il-96-300 to accommodate 390 passengers, the Il-96-400M will have improved Aviadvigitel PS-90A1 engines and updated avionics.
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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Ready To Roll

Boeing prepares to unveil 737-9, debut 737-8 as it considers 787-10X gear options

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DEFENSE

Grounded

Across the U.S. services, just a fraction of strike fighters can fly

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DEFENSE

Souped-Up Super Hornet

Boeing is reviving the conversation about an upgraded F-l8 fighter for the U.S. aircraft carrier air wing

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