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Random 5: Top Boeing military aircraft exec’s presser

Chris Chadwick, Boeing military aircraft president, called a media roundtable to field questions across the wide range of his business, which includes F/A-18, F-15, C-17, P-8A and Scan Eagle. Here are five random bits of information from my notebook while I continue to work on the news story.1. Boeing wants to sign up foreign and […]

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VIDEO: BAE Systems demonstrates hostile fire indicator

BAE Systems has released new video showing their new hostile fire indicator (HFI) in action. An AK-47 is fired as a HFI-equipped MD Helicopters MD520 approaches within a few hundred yards. It’s not possible from the video to verify the results, but BAE claims the demonstration was a success.The US Army has been seeking a […]

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Don’t look now, but CSAR-X is back

The deadline for submitting bids in the third round of the CSAR-X competition passed today in awkward silence. It’s only a $15 billion contract award now entering source selection, yet it was almost ignored.But maybe the silence is understandable. No one is sure if the new administration will allow the US Air Force to award […]

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