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Law on proposed Russian tech center moves forward

MOSCOW, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Proposed legislation to create a technology center near Moscow has won approval from the State Duma Committee on Industry.

Norway seeks FMS deal for C-130J support

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Norway has asked the United States for technical, engineering and software support for C-130J airlifters operated by the country's military forces.

Australia receives MH-60R helicopters

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The first two of 24 MH-60R helicopters ordered by Australia were delivered to the Royal Australian Navy this week by the U.S. Navy.

Philippines again stops procurement process for used Huey choppers

MANILA, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- The Philippines has stopped the bidding process for the purchase of second-hand Huey UH-1 helicopters for a third time, the Manila Bulletin reported.

Coast Guard selects eGlobalTech for C4ISR support

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Coast Guard has given eGlobalTech a five-year contract to provide program management and technical support services at the Coast Guard headquarters.
U.S. Army receives mobile ATC system

U.S. Army receives mobile ATC system

SPARKS, Nev., March 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has received its first low-rate initial production air traffic control mobile tower system from the Sierra Nevada Corp.

Proxy to develop multiple UAV control tech

GERMANTOWN, Md., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department has awarded a phase II contract to Proxy Aviation Systems for continued development of autonomous unmanned aerial systems.

GE to support AgustaWestland helicopters

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14 (UPI) -- GE-Aviation has been contracted to support a British Ministry of Defense helicopter deal with its integrated cockpit display technologies.

Bell Boeing awards Osprey support contract

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14 (UPI) -- Bell Boeing has contracted GE-Aviation to support a V-22 Osprey aircraft production deal with the U.S. military.

LM contracts GE for open systems avionics

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14 (UPI) -- GE-Aviation has been contracted for its open systems avionics technologies in support of a U.S. Air Force C-130J aircraft agreement.

Airlines' on-time rate up in January

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- U.S. airlines reported an improved rate for on-time flights in January over December but the rate remains behind on-time figures posted a year ago.

NG, L-3 Com seek USN EPX contract

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman and L-3 Communications are bidding for the U.S. Navy's EPX aircraft contract.

Australian Aerospace hands over simulator

SYDNEY, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- During a ceremony Thursday, Australian Aerospace Pty Ltd. officially handed over the Tiger simulator for Australia's Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter.

DRC to support USAF B-52 sustainment group

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Chickasaw Nation Industries Aviation announced it has subcontracted Massachusetts-based Dynamics Research Corp. to support the B-52 Aircraft Sustainment Group.

Boeing acquires transport-software firm

SEATTLE, March 3 (UPI) -- Aerospace major Boeing has acquired a Swedish company that specializes in software for the airline and railroad industries.

Raytheon names team to bid for air defense

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Raytheon said Tuesday it will partner with Aerojet, Goodrich and EFW to bid for a new aviation defense system for the U.S. military.

Analysis: Reinventing NASA is only phase 1

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe has begun reinventing NASA by making the largest change ever in the way the space agency operates and controls its field centers, bringing them under NASA's headquarters control for the first time. How well the centers will
FRANK SIETZEN, United Press International

Military equipment suffers in Iraqi heat

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. military officials are battling to keep equipment functioning in Iraq and Afghanistan as heat and fine sand wears it down prematurely.

Airlines seen overly hostile on security

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A leading authority on airport security said Tuesday the financially struggling airline industry is being overly hostile to new security measures designed to prevent another catastrophic attack such as the Sept. 11 suicide hijacking of four U.S. jetliners

Living Today: Issues of modern living

THE PRESIDENT'S AVIATION PLAN
By United Press International

Bush aviation plan finds receptive ears

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Aviation and communications executives Tuesday had primarily positive opinions on a proposed overhaul of the U.S. air transportation system.
SCOTT BURNELL, UPI Science News
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