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January 28, 2013News for the aerospace industry

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  • DOD freezes hiring, cuts temporary workforce
    Thousands of temporary employees are being given layoff notices at the Pentagon, one of a series of measures the Defense Department is taking in advance of expected spending cuts. The department's other moves include putting ship repairs on hold and implementing hiring freezes. Experts say even deeper cuts would need to be put in place to cope with sequestration if it occurs March 1. The Wall Street Journal (1/25), Reuters (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Sequestration could cut $19B in Army readiness, chief of staff says
    Sequestration would affect Army training, the CH-47F Chinook helicopter program and other budgets that total $17 billion to $19 billion in Army readiness, says Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, who warned the cuts could create "a hollow force." "We'll very quickly go to extremely low levels of readiness in the next six months throughout the Army," he said. AOL Defense (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Linda Hudson, industry pioneer and BAE Systems CEO, looks back
    BAE Systems President and CEO Linda Hudson says breaking into the upper ranks of the defense industry at a time when few women were in the business was extremely challenging, especially because she was conscious of carving a path for younger women who would come after her. Hudson, now nearing retirement, looks back on her struggles and victories. Forbes (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Commercial Aviation 
  • Gulfstream reports solid growth for 2012
    Gulfstream reported growth for 2012 as solid demand continued for its business jets. "We're seeing the largest demand [for our business jets] coming from within the Fortune 500 companies as they replenish their fleets," said Phebe Novakovic, chairman and CEO of General Dynamics, the parent company of Gulfstream. (U.K.) (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • United Continental CEO remains upbeat about Dreamliner
    Jeff Smisek, CEO of United Continental Holdings, is expressing his continued confidence in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and its popularity with fliers. The Federal Aviation Administration grounded the aircraft this month over safety concerns regarding its batteries. "The aircraft is a terrific aircraft, and customers love the aircraft, and I have no doubt that customers will flock back to that airplane once we're able to get it back up again," Smisek said. CNNMoney (1/24), USA Today (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • AIA Member Spotlight: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation
    Recently joining AIA as a full member, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation supports critical missions for national agencies such as the Department of Defense, NASA, NOAA and other U.S. government and commercial entities. The company develops and manufactures spacecraft, advanced instruments and sensors, components, data exploitation systems and RF solutions for strategic, tactical and scientific applications. See full list of AIA member companies. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • AIA urges Congress, President to find a permanent bipartisan solution to sequestration
    Statement by Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, on the failure to fix sequestration in the fiscal cliff deal: "While we are pleased Congress made some headway on tax elements of a deal to avert the fiscal cliff, we are concerned that they could not agree to a long term solution to fix a problem no serious person wants -- sequestration." Read more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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