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2014-06-23 16:21:36

DETROIT, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andersen AFB Guam / InterClean Equipment of Ypsilanti Michigan have been contracted by the US Air Force to design and install an Automatic Taxi Through Clear Water Rinse System. This system is designed as a corrosion control tool for the US Military fleet of KC-130 and MV-22 as well as other fixed wing aircraft. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120677 The US Air Force has implemented a policy for washing aircraft as a preventative...

Federal Judge Lifts Ban On Russian Rocket Engine Purchases, US Air Force-ULA Contract Resumes
2014-05-09 08:00:21

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A week after a federal court judge ordered a temporary injunction against the United Launch Alliance’s “block-buy” contract with NPO Energomash – a Russian-based rocket engine maker – the same judge lifted the ban, after US officials assured that the purchases didn’t violate sanctions against Russian officials. Judge Susan Braden of the US Court of Federal Claims issued a temporary injunction on May 1 after a SpaceX...

2014-01-28 23:32:42

The answer lies in the tragic death of golfer Payne Stewart and technology by the US Air Force. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 How do the 1999 tragic death of a world-renowned golfer and the recent highly criticized execution of a convicted Ohio inmate provide the clues for offering the most painless and humane method for future legal executions? The US Air Force provides the method, and Dr. Ira Williams, author of “Find The Black Box” provides the answer in a newly published...

2014-01-27 16:20:41

RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today it has signed a contract valued at US$4.9 million under its Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement with the U.S Air Force (USAF), to continue operational support and further enhance the flight path safety system that aids the design of airport approach and departure flight paths....


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