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January 3, 2013News for the aerospace industry

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  • Northrop bids adieu to Paris Air Show for 2013
    Northrop Grumman has announced that to cut costs it will not attend the Paris Air Show in 2013. "We are considering enhancing our participation level in shows in other regions, including Australia and the Middle East," said Northrop spokesman Randy Belote. Northrop manufactures the Global Hawk drone. Reuters (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • U.S. Navy signs $255M agreement for cruise missiles
    The U.S. Navy has signed a $254.6 million contract with Raytheon for Block IV variant Tomahawk cruise missiles. "Tomahawk Block IV enables the war fighter to precisely engage heavily defended and high-value targets from extremely long distances, which is critical to maintaining national security," said Capt. Joe Mauser, Navy Tomahawk program manager. United Press International (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Commercial Aviation 
  • Manufacturers tweak turboprop engines
    Turboprop-engine manufacturers such as Pratt & Whitney Canada and General Electric are refining engines for the regional aircraft. The engines will be designed for aircraft carrying up to 90 passengers. "Demand in the regional-turboprop market will only increase," said Richard Dussault, Pratt & Whitney Canada's marketing vice president. AIN Online (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • NASA receives reprieve from sequestration
    NASA will not face budget cuts for two more months after Congress passed legislation to avert the "fiscal cliff." Military space programs also received a reprieve, as sequestration was postponed to March 1. NASA will face an 8.2% reduction in its budget if sequestration comes to pass. Spaceflight Now (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Fla. will study environmental effect of launch complex
    Florida plans to study the effects on the environment of a commercial launch complex for spacecraft in the state. The site would be located on around 150 acres near the border between Brevard and Volusia counties. "We'll initiate our environmental assessments around the kind of operating launch profiles, the concepts of operations that we receive back from industry," Space Florida President Frank DiBello said. Florida Today (Melbourne) (tiered subscription model) (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • AIA members-only webinar: Design for Excellence by Plexus Corp.
    Register for the January 23, 2013, webinar scheduled for 2 p.m. ET, to learn how to minimize the risk of cost over-runs, reduce time to market and curtail sustainment costs by implementing "Design for Excellence" techniques in the design process. Senior leaders from Plexus Corp. and Booz & Company (N.A.) Inc. will discuss how system integrators and Original Equipment Manufacturers can enhance product quality and improve overall total cost of ownership by incorporating this key value added engineering methodology. Register now. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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