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4/26/2018

Explosives-sniffing dogs patrol Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, sniffing the air for traces of dangerous materials as passengers rush by.

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WJZ-TV (Baltimore)
4/26/2018

According to a report by the Aerospace Industries Association, the US must repeal the Budget Control Act of 2011 and cut red tape for acquisitions to keep the country's industrial base healthy.

4/26/2018

The Trump administration-ordered review of the US industrial base is expected to be released in May and will highlight challenges to US industrial might, including areas where the US depends on China for raw materials. The Aerospace Industries Association recently released its own findings regarding the need for growing US investment in defense to support US manufacturing capabilities.

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Defense News
4/26/2018

Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Airbus have submitted proposals to supply Germany's next fighter jet. Previously, Germany's Defense Ministry requested information on the F-35, F-15 and F/A-18.

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Defense World (India)
4/26/2018

The Air Force plans to transform three KC-135R tanker aircraft into the WC-135 Constant Phoenix configuration to bolster its fleet of aircraft capable of detecting nuclear explosions. The service's current WC-135s date to the 1960s.

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Air Force
4/26/2018

Boeing's 767 freighter production will increase to three aircraft per month as of 2020. Boeing has a 60-aircraft backlog of 767-300Fs in addition to demand from the Air Force for 767-based KC-46 tankers.

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AIN Online
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Boeing, Air Force
4/26/2018

Airbus will begin producing 63 A320 aircraft monthly beginning in 2019, up from the current rate of 55 per month.

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Airbus
4/26/2018

Fourteen Texas teams from 10 schools will compete in the national finals of the Team America Rocketry Challenge, including Houston's Harmony Science Academy.

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TARC
4/26/2018

The House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee is looking to formalize a space unit within the Air Force.

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The Hill
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Air Force
4/26/2018

The Government Accountability Office is warning of cost creep on the Air Force Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. United Launch Alliance and SpaceX are the only companies certified to provide launch services to the Air Force.