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Coulson to Convert 737s into Air Tankers...

Coulson Aviation is adding not only more air tankers to their fleet, but also is branching out into a different model of aircraft. The company has purchased six 737-300s and intends to convert them in...

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Metro Aerospace Brings Proven Drag-Reducing Technology to Hercules Fleet...

Metro Aerospace announced the commercial availability of its Microvanes, a drag-reduction and performance enhancement technology developed for the C-130/L-100 aircraft. Adhesively fastened on both sid...

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Orbital ATK Gets $90M Contract to Supply Northrop Bomber Components...

Northrop Grumman has awarded Orbital ATK a potential 5-year, $90 million contract to manufacture aircraft composite parts in support of the U.S. Air Force’s B-2 Spirit aircraft modernization effort....

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Norway Proposes $1.5 Billion Poseidon Acquisition...

The Norwegian government has outlined plans to acquire five Boeing P-8 Poseidons as part of its overhauling its maritime patrol and reconnaissance capabilities. Oslo has made an initial selection of t...

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Production-Conforming Scorpion Completes First Test Flight...

The first production-conforming Scorpion from Textron AirLand, a Textron company, took its maiden flight, following a weapons capability exercise on the prototype tactical aircraft completed in Octobe...

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Boeing to Move its Defense Unit Headquarters to Capitol...

Boeing has announced that it will move the headquarters of its defense unit from St. Louis to Washington, D.C. Nearly a dozen senior executives from Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security unit will ...

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