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March 20, 2013News for the aerospace industry

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  • DOD faces budget cuts through 2021, report warns
    The Pentagon will be operating under ever-slimmer budgets through 2021, and the military may have to cut forces, raise the cost of health coverage for beneficiaries and take other steps to cut costs, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The projected budget cuts are needed for the Defense Department to stay within the limits of the 2011 Budget Control Act, the report says. Defense News (3/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • With notice this week, DOD furlough begins April 25
    Workers at the Pentagon will begin receiving notices warning of impending furloughs, the first of which will begin April 25. Up to 800,000 civilian workers at the Defense Department face furloughs, which will occur in stages to Sept. 21. The furloughs are the result of sequestration, which Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., says the federal government is "not going to be able to avoid" the first year. Politico (Washington, D.C.) (3/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Voluntary layoffs at Lockheed to cope with budget cuts
    Lockheed Martin has accepted voluntary buyouts from 243 midlevel managers, and says that while it's not planning further cuts, it will continue to scrutinize staffing levels. The managers at the firm's information systems and global solutions division will receive severance packages as part of the voluntary layoff, which was offered to 4,000 employees. Reuters (3/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Commercial Aviation 
  • Spirit AeroSystems hires Lockheed exec as CEO
    Spirit AeroSystems has named Larry Lawson as its next president and CEO. Lawson is executive vice president of Lockheed Martin's aeronautics segment. "He's an extremely dynamic and knowledgeable executive who understands every facet of supply, manufacturing and marketing," said defense industry analyst Loren Thompson. The Wichita Eagle (Kan.) (3/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  A&D Workforce 
  • N.Y. high school student experiences space camp
    Astronaut training that involved experiments, meetings with top scientists, and a chance to participate in flight simulation and rocket building were all part of the training Douglas Berdel experienced at a weeklong training session at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The high-school student from Wantagh, N.Y., was one of 227 students from around the world who took part in the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy, a program that provides experiential science, technology, engineering and math training to children of Honeywell employees., N.Y. (3/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • NASA wants plutonium, nuclear-powered generators
    NASA wants to develop a pair of nuclear-powered generators that can aid future space missions where such power is needed, says Jim Green, director of NASA's planetary sciences division, who spoke recently at the 44th annual Lunar and Planetary Conference. In addition, the space agency wishes to restart production of Plutonium-238, Green says. First (3/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  AIA News 
  • Reach AIA members - New advertising opportunity
    For the first time, AIA is publishing a comprehensive Membership Resource Guide to provide AIA members with information on all of the benefits and opportunities available to members. The first edition of the AIA Member Resource Guide will be available both in print and online, and distributed to all of AIA's members as well as high-level government and administration officials. If you are interested in advertising in AIA's Member Resource Guide, visit here. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Selling out fast - AIA SMC Meeting with Northrop Grumman
    AIA's Spring Supplier Management Council Meeting is selling out fast. Space is very limited - and almost gone - for one-on-one, business-to-business meetings with Northrop Grumman. Learn more about the meeting here. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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