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1/15/2018

The Trump administration reportedly will roll out a new Buy American campaign next month aimed at growing overseas sales of US-made weapons systems. The White House is expected to ease export rules.

1/15/2018

Rockwell Collins says a majority of shareholders have voted in favor of a merger with United Technologies Corp., a deal that is anticipated to close this year. United and Rockwell agreed to purchase terms last year.

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Yahoo
1/15/2018

The North Carolina National Guard will keep its Apache helicopters after all. The other three National Guard units keeping their Apache battalions as part of the Army's Aviation Restructuring Initiative are in Utah, South Carolina and a unit split between Texas and Mississippi.

1/15/2018

Rolls-Royce is establishing an engine-testing facility in Fort Worth, Texas, to support the Trent engine.

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Air Transport World
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Rolls-Royce, Trent, Trent
1/15/2018

Data collection, flying taxis and home surveillance are among the leading developments for commercial unmanned flight in 2018.

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VentureBeat
1/15/2018

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has completed its seventh glide flight as it progresses toward powered testing.

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Virgin Galactic
1/15/2018

United Launch Alliance has successfully completed the launch of the NROL-47 spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office.

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Tech Times
1/15/2018

SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday after its monthlong mission supplying the International Space Station.

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Reuters
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International Space Station, ISS
1/15/2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan is predicting a fourth continuing resolution to keep the government running, noting he is optimistic regarding progress on a budget caps deal. "My personal concern in this area is our Air Force is as small as it's ever been, half our Navy planes can't fly, only about ten of our Army combat brigade teams are combat-ready," he said.

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Defense News
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Paul Ryan, House speaker, Army
1/12/2018

The US government's authority to pay bills expires in one week, and lawmakers are trying to form a deal that attracts enough votes to pass the fourth stopgap spending bill to face a vote since September. Republicans don't know whether Democrats will back a spending measure without first getting a deal on immigration.

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US government