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Monday, September 29, 2014
Military Aviation

Defense News

F-22 Continuing Operations in Syria

The kid gloves appear to be fully removed from the F-22 Raptor, with a U.S. Air Force general indicating Monday that the fifth-generation fighter will be available for future operations over Syria for the foreseeable future. See more

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Commercial Aviation

Bloomberg

Airbus Seeks 15,000 A320neo Sales in 20 Years to Lower Fuel

Airbus said it aims to sell about 15,000 A320neo planes over the next 20 years as customers look to replace existing single-aisle airliners with a model that promises 20 percent more fuel efficiency. See more

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Commercial Aviation, Top Stories

Retuers

Airbus Conducts Maiden Flight of Hot-Selling A320neo

Airbus predicted more jetliner sales and said it was confident in the performance of a new Pratt & Whitney engine as it prepared the first flight of a revamped version of its best-selling A320 airliner on Thursday. See more

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Military Aviation

United Press International

Lockheed, Pratt & Whitney Praise Korean Acquisition of F-35 Fighters

Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney have praised South Korea's decision to procure 40 F-35 Lightning II aircraft through the Foreign Military Sales program. See more

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Military Aviation

Defense News

F-35 'On Track' for Carrier Tests in November

The F-35 joint strike fighter is on track to conduct trials aboard a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in November, but there are still variables as to what may be tested, the program's top official said today. See more

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Military Aviation

Reuters

F-35 Jet Combat Ready Next Year Despite Engine Fix - Lockheed

Lockheed Martin expects the cost of the F-35 fighter jet to drop to its target level by 2019 and still sees the first version of the aircraft combat ready by mid-2015, despite an engine fire which still needs a fix, the firm said on Thursday. See more

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Government News

National Defense Magazine

Sen. Levin: Military Should Not Give Up on Sequestration

There is no chance that Congress will repeal sequestration before he retires, but Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., insists that lawmakers might find a way to relieve the military and civilian agencies from automatic budget cuts next year. See more

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Government News

Defense News

Sen. Levin: 'We're Gonna Have an Authorization Bill'

A key U.S. senator believes Congress will pass a Pentagon policy bill this year, but he cast further doubt on the upper chamber ever taking up its own version of the legislation. See more