Former Georgian President Shevardnadze dead at 86

Former Georgian President Shevardnadze dead at 86

TBILISI, Georgia, July 7 (UPI) --Eduard A. Shevardnadze, who served as foreign minister of the Soviet Union and president of Georgia, has died at the age of 86.
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Rolls-Royce, Lockheed Martin sign $1 billion engine contract

LONDON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Rolls-Royce has signed a long-term agreement with U.S. aerospace company Lockheed Martin for 600 Super Hercules engines, the company said Wednesday.

Lockheed plans civil version of C-130J

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has filed for a type design update with the Federal Aviation Administration for a civil-certified variant of its C-130J airlifter.

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Rolls-Royce delivers 1,500th engine for C-130J

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Rolls-Royce North America has built and delivered to Lockheed Martin the 1,500th AE 2100 engine for use on a C-130J aircraft.

Lockheed delivers Israeli C-130J

MARIETTA, Ga., June 26 (UPI) -- The Israel Air Force has received the first of three C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from Lockheed Martin.

McCain calls for game-changing action, arming of Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Sunday he hopes the Obama administration arms Syrian rebels as tensions escalate in the Middle East.
Schultz, Baker to lead U.S. presidential delegation to Thatcher funeral

Schultz, Baker to lead U.S. presidential delegation to Thatcher funeral

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- The White House Monday said former Secretaries of State George Shultz and James Baker will lead the presidential delegation to Margaret Thatcher's funeral.

Tunesia gets first C-130J

MARIETTA, Ga., April 5 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has delivered a C-130J Super Hercules to Tunisia, the first African country to receive the latest model of the airlifter.

Iraq receives third Lockheed C-130J

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has delivered the third of six C-130J Super Hercules aircraft ordered by the Iraqi air force.

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Special C130Js deemed 'Mission Capable'

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Two special variants of the C-130J Lockheed Martin is producing for the U.S. Air Force have been certified as "Effective, Suitable and Mission Capable."
Commentary: Glide path to nowhere

Commentary: Glide path to nowhere

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Anti-U.S. demonstrations from Southeast Asia to North Africa over seven time zones surpassed anything witnessed during the anti-Vietnam war campaigns in the 1970s. Who and what’s behind them?
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George Shultz
WASHINGTON: Secretary of State George Shultz (L)talks with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during a meeting at the State Department 11/16/1988. (UPI Photo)

George Pratt Shultz (born December 13, 1920) is an American economist, statesman, and businessman. He served as the United States Secretary of Labor from 1969 to 1970, as the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1972 to 1974, and as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1982 to 1989. Before entering politics, he was professor of economics at MIT and the University of Chicago, serving as Dean of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business from 1962 to 1969. Between 1974 and 1982, Shultz was an executive at Bechtel, eventually becoming the firm's president. He is currently a distinguished fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.

George Shultz was born in New York City, the son of Birl Earl Shultz and Margaret Lennox Pratt.

In 1938, Shultz graduated from the Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut. He attended college at Princeton University, majoring in economics with a minor in public and international affairs. His senior thesis was an examination of the Tennessee Valley Authority's effect on local agriculture, for which he conducted on-site research. Shultz graduated with honors in 1942.

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