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  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket approved to launch US military satellites


    The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has been certified by the US military to put its most important satellites on orbit, injecting long-awaited competition into the multibillion-dollar American national security space launch market that has been dominated for almost a decade by United Launch Alliance.


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  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket approved to launch US military satellites


    The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has been certified by the US military to put its most important satellites on orbit,...


  • Pentagon firming F-35 Block 4 configuration


    As Pentagon decides what new combat capabilities to “bake” into the Block 4 configuration of the Lockheed Martin F-35...


  • ​RAAF’s E-7A Wedgetails achieve FOC


    Canberra’s six Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) aircraft have achieved final operational...


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  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket approved to launch US military satellites

    News | 27 May 2015 04:18 | James Drew

    The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has been certified by the US military to put its most important satellites on orbit, injecting long-awaited competition into the multibillion-dollar American national security space launch market that has been dominated for almost a decade by United Launch Alliance.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceXs-Falcon-9-rocket-approved-to-launch-US-military-satellites-412774/
  • Pentagon firming F-35 Block 4 configuration

    News | 26 May 2015 21:42 | James Drew

    As Pentagon decides what new combat capabilities to “bake” into the Block 4 configuration of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, there is concern about planned upgrades sliding from earlier configurations into Block 4, and about the overall price tag as those modifications are rolled out in the early 2020s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pentagon-firming-F-35-Block-4-configuration-412762/
  • DAE sells StandardAero

    News | 26 May 2015 17:05 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Dubai Aerospace Enterprise’s ambition to become a global giant with businesses in several expanding industry sectors has effectively ended with the sale of its only overseas subsidiary, StandardAero, one of the biggest and oldest names in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of business jets and their engines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DAE-sells-StandardAero-412755/
  • ​RAAF’s E-7A Wedgetails achieve FOC

    News | 26 May 2015 07:36 | Greg Waldron

    Canberra’s six Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) aircraft have achieved final operational capability (FOC).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAFs-E-7A-Wedgetails-achieve-FOC-412730/
  • VIDEO: Boeing confident in SB-1 design for Pentagon's FVL

    News | 22 May 2015 17:44 | James Drew

    ​Boeing is banking on its partnership with Sikorsky on the SB-1 Defiant demonstrator to help usher in the next generation of rotorcraft for Army but still anticipates that its long-serving AH-64 Apaches and CH-47 Chinooks will continue to dominate the skies out to 2060.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Boeing-confident-in-SB-1-design-for-Pentagons-FVL-412705/
  • S-97 Raider makes debut test flight

    News | 22 May 2015 16:22 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Sikorsky has completed a first flight of the self-funded S-97 Raider at the company's flight test facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, to open a year-long test and demonstration phase for the high-speed, compound helicopter proposed for light attack, scout and special utility missions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/S-97-Raider-makes-debut-test-flight-412703/