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All morning, all BAE Systems, Inc.

How do you attract press coverage amidst the star (literally)-studded speaking schedule of the Air Force Association’s annual convention in Washington DC next week?You hold your press conferences a week early! All of them. I’m headed out this morning for the Rosslyn, Virginia, offices of BAE Systems, Inc. (The “, Inc.” at the end subtly […]

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Acronyms that will never be contest: Everyone wins!

Judging my “Acronyms That Will Never Be (ATWNB)” contest is hard. I feel a little like the source selection board for the KC-X tanker contract: I know any pick I make is sure to be challenged and, perhaps, over-turned on appeal. (At least John McCain isn’t breathing down my neck – yet.) So I’m going […]

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Contest: Military aircraft acronyms that will never be

Trying something new on the blog today: a contest! The prize is one of Flight’s famous cutaway posters of the Lockheed Martin F-22. l’ll give everybody a week. The challenge: come up with a military aircraft acronym that makes sense, but could never actually exist. I’ll give you two examples. 1) Ever heard of the […]

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